Dan Lewis, Self-Advocate

Dan Lewis, Self-Advocate serves as the Technology and Advocacy Assistant at the Institute for Disability Studies. Dan has served in various STEP UP to Leadership Advisory Council officer positions including President and has hosted a YouTube Series “Technology with Dan” that focused on technology opportunities to enhance the lives of Mississippians with disabilities. In addition, Dan provided self-advocacy presentations at state and national conferences and won the 2019 Americans with Disabilities Video Contest with two self-advocate peers. Currently, Dan provides technology assistance at IDS and participates in the TRIAD AmeriCorps Program.  Dan specializes in putting closed captions on all videos for IDS.  Dan enjoys helping others find their path to employment.