Michigan Developmental Disabilities Council Storytellers for Change

The Michigan Storytellers for Change logo. The project title with a green silhouette of the State of Michigan.

Profiles in Inclusion

A screen capture of Ryan Klotz during the interview. He has short dusty hair, glasses and and a big grin. He is sitting in his wheelchair at his keyboard. A bookshelf, kitchen passthrough and dinning table are behind him.

Ryan Klotz’s Internship with the City Government Building and Water Departments

A discussion with Ryan Klotz about his job as a file clerk intern in the Building and Water Departments at the City of Westland, Michigan. He discusses the importance of inclusion in workplaces, the determination and adaptability of people with disabilities, and the positive affect of the presence in the workplace of people with disabilities, both for themselves and their coworkers.

About Michigan Storytellers for Change

A detail from the Michigan Storytellers for Change brochure.

Michigan Storytellers for Change Brochure

Learn more about the Michigan Storytellers for Change project, its mission, methods and what you can do to participate by checking out our brochure here.


Do you know a Michigan disability story that needs to be told? Let us know at MIStorytellers4Change@tash.org.

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Michigan Storytellers for Change is a project of the Michigan Developmental Disabilities Council and TASH.