BUFFALO — The Museum of disABILITY History will present its first-ever Chris Burke Award for Excellence in Disability Advocacy next month.Burke, an actor with Down syndrome, is a goodwill ambassador for the National Down Syndrome Society.
The museum is soliciting nominations for the award until Sept. 23. Qualified nominees are individuals with a developmental disability who exemplify the value of contributing significant work in the disability community and make inclusion a priority. For more information, and to complete an online nomination, go to museumofdisability.org
The award will be presented on Oct. 13, during the museum’s full fundraiser and auction. The museum is at 3826 Main St.
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