Speaking Engagements

To arrange for Rachel Simon to speak to your group, contact DamonBrooksAssoc@gesherdr.org or 480-629-5343.

To me, public speaking is an essential part of my work as an author. For the last two decades, I have had the pleasure of giving hundreds of keynote address and workshops to large and small groups in forty states.

Photo_Mar_28_7_21_42_PM.jpg My audiences have included:

  • non-profit agencies
  • educational institutions
  • government agencies
  • medical associations
  • trade associations
  • community organizations
  • faith-based organizations
  • advocacy organizations

Because of the broad base of those who have requested my speaking, I have developed six basic programs, each of which I tailor to the needs of my individual hosts:

 Six basic programs:

Rachel presents to a mid sized group A sampling of organizations for which I have spoken include:

  • The Mayo Clinic
  • Jefferson Medical College
  • Marshfield Clinic
  • Gundersen Lutheran Medical Center
  • Hallmark
  • The Arc of The United States, and many state and regional Arc affiliates
  • American Association of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (AAIDD)
  • American Network of Community Options and Resources (ANCOR)
  • National Association of State Directors of Developmental Disabilities Services (NASDDDS)
  • National Society of Genetic Counselors
  • National Down Syndrome Society
  • National Down Syndrome Congress
  • The American Public Transit Association
  • Community Transportation Association of America (CTAA), & many state and regional transit systems
  • University of California
  • University of Nevada
  • University of Wisconsin, Green Bay
  • University of Delaware
  • Trinity College
  • Wayne State University
  • Providence College
  • New Jersey Association of Service Providers
  • YAI, New York, NY
  • Illinois Growth Enterprises
  • Saint Madeleine Sophie's Center, El Cajon, CA
  • Special Olympics of Delaware
  • Albertina Kerr, Portland, OR
  • JEVS, Philadelphia, PA
  • South Dakota Achieve
  • Fox Valley Sibling Support Network, Appleton, WI

Contact DamonBrooksAssoc@gesherdr.org or 480-629-5343 to discuss how I can be part of your annual conference, fund-raising activities, diversity-awareness programs, and other events which will help you meet your goals.