Richard is a lifelong resident of Madiosn, WV. He is a retired Language Arts/Reading teacher of 33 years. Now he enjoyes inside house paining and wood working.
He and his wife, Linda, have developed a sucessful ISS for their Developmental Delayed son, Zachary. with the help of Waiver. Zachary has support staff that helps him become integrated into the community. Zachary communicates with PECS, does volunteer work, and works at Water Ways Water Par,k, and many other self determined venues.
Richard has served on a variety of board and community groups: ATC, QIA, Fair Shake Network, and a 58 year member of Madison Baptist Church.
Richard has the goal of helping people in need recieve Waiver, and impower people with disabilitites speak for themselves.