David Flood to Present "Dignity & Respect: Look on the Inside"
Time: 06:30 PM
Location: Quick Center for the Arts
The Special Education Program in the School of Education and Human Development at Fairfield University is pleased to bring top motivational youth speaker, David Flood, for an engaging talk about how our community can be more inclusive. Flood’s humorous and genuine speaking style empowers both youth and adults with social and emotional skills while teaching them the crucial life skills of dignity, respect, and inclusion of all.
David’s start as a youth speaker comes from personal experience. He grew up impacted by addiction in his family, and his oldest son has autism. He is active in his church, is a hospice volunteer who visits with terminally ill patients, and is on the board of K.I.D.S. Plus, Inc., a non-profit organization which helps special needs children through sports and other activities. David attends meetings and participates in activities with The Anti-Bias Consortium for Nassau County Schools. He is also a member of The Northport-East Northport Drug and Alcohol Task Force and author of the book A Kids Book About Autism.
Adult event attendees are required to show proof of Covid-19 vaccination and a valid ID. Children under 12 years of age are not currently required to be vaccinated in order to attend. Proof of a negative Covid-19 test will not be accepted as an alternative to vaccination.
For more information, contact School of Education & Human Development Dean's Office / 203-254-4250 / SEHDCommunication@fairfield.edu