Jennie is a 24-year-old self-advocate from the Milwaukee area and Youth Ambassador for the Wisconsin Board for People with Developmental Disabilities’ Center on Youth Voice, Youth Choice project helping to spread the word on supported decision-making and alternatives to guardianship. Jennie loves her job at Panera Bread where she has a position in food prep, which means she prepares foods and measures out portions.
Jennie talks about her life and how she makes choices. She uses her supported decision-making forms at the bank, and when she accesses healthcare. She is looking forward to becoming her own representative payee.