UNH Speakers Bureau

Live Your Passion!

 

Program Description:

In this presentation, Scott reflects on how he was able to overcome depression, a misdiagnosis of bipolar disorder, and a host of other challenges when he walked away from his corporate career and found his true passion in life as a Direct Support Professional, supporting people with disabilities. Audiences will find Scott’s message inspirational as he highlights a shift that took place in his thinking, and the conscious steps he took to discover what he calls his “authentic self”. In this presentation, Scott also shares the stories of other people who have overcome major obstacles in life to find and live their passions.


Speaker:

Scott Trudo

Scott Trudo is a project director at the University of New Hampshire's Institute on Disability (IOD) and a staff member at The Center on Aging and Community Living (CACL), a collaboration between the Institute on Disability (IOD) and the New Hampshire Institute for Health Policy and Practice (NHIHPP). The focus of his work is with DirectConnect, a US Department of Labor grant that helps provider agencies recruit, train and retain direct care workers in New Hampshire.

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