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Providing information, education, and training to build knowledge, develop skills, and change attitudes that will lead to increased independence, productivity, self determination, integration and inclusion (IPSII) for people with developmental disabilities and their families.
Jillian Nelson
Name Jillian Nelson
Preferred Mailing Address 3850 Queen Ave N
Minneapolis MN 55412
Contact Phone Work:
Home: 612-791-7343
Fax:
Email jilliancnelson@gmail.com
Education Human Services AAS Minneapolis Community and Technical College
Communication Studies BS University of Saint Catherine (in progress)
Interest in developmental disabilities Self Advocate: Adult with Autism with a professional background in disability services
Experience in developmental disabilities  
Anything else about yourself Jillian Nelson is a self advocate living in Minneapolis. She is a graduate of Partners in Policymaking Class 25. Jillian has a background in Human Services and Communication Studies and has built her career working in the disability and autism community assisting others on the spectrum in reaching their goals and full potential in employment, social skills and self advocacy. She is currently the Information and Resource Specialist for the Autism Society of Minnesota, as well as a passionate public speaker. Jillian is also active in the LGBT community and her North Minneapolis Community.

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Phone: 651.296.4018   Toll-free number: 877.348.0505   MN Relay Service: 800.627.3529 OR 711   Fax: 651.297.7200 
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The GCDD is funded under the provisions of P.L. 106-402. The federal law also provides funding to the Minnesota Disability Law Center,the state Protection and Advocacy System, and to the Institute on Community Integration, the state University Center for Excellence. The Minnesota network of programs works to increase the IPSII of people with developmental disabilities and families into community life.