Patricia Yeager

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Patricia Yeager has spent her entire 35 year career in services and advocacy to improve the lives and communities of people with disabilities. Losing a portion of her hearing at the age of 2, she went on to receive her MS in Vocational Rehabilitation from West Virginia University and her Ph.D. in Rehabilitation Administration from University of Northern Colorado. She has worked on disability issues in higher education, municipal government and through Independent Living Centers in Denver, Houston, San Diego and as director of the California Foundation for Independent Living. Currently, she is the CEO of The Independence Center in Colorado Springs. She also oversees a Home Health/Home and Community Based Services program as well as developing a center that sells high and low technology for independence. She has served as a SILC coordinator as well as a SILC member.

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