Lori Vicky Millie

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Gennarose Jean Alfonso

Summer Fun, and (SO MUCH) More

This year, we offered families a face-to-face opportunity to explore an incredible range of year-round programs, afterschool supports, and arts, transit, sports, and health resources as well as camps. The expansion also, I believe, made an important statement about inclusion and access for young people and their families who may not otherwise have known many of the fair’s programs existed.

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President Obama’s State of the Union and Disability Rights

As always the words are the easiest part. But the State of the Union are among the most valuable words spoken, as they reflect policy and on-the-ground intent for change...

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Mom’s Intuition

My daughter was not eating much, was smaller than most children her age, and would sweat without doing physical activity...I brought the concern to her doctor and was told the same thing: “She’s fine..."

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‘Honies’ & the Neurologist

Her response was so spot-on and obvious. It hadn’t occurred to me because I hadn’t let it. I was blocked by my own feelings about Jack’s identity up to now...

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Same Struggle, Different Difference

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Sometimes it’s as simple as socks and shoes

So, so grateful for days like this when hard work together pays off! This morning was the first time ever that my son Jack put on his socks and shoes by himself.

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Your voice is needed—Special Education Oversight Hearing

Let this council hear from you about your educational experiences parenting a child with an IEP!

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Bitter Sweet–White House Champions of Change

We are celebrating 25 years since the passage of the ADA in June, and IDEA is now 30 years old. These are the cornerstones of a civil rights movement that still has not been won.

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College was possible for my brother Jack

"You have to know where you are going, and always think about the positive.  Don’t think that you won’t be accepted by the students because you will."

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Reset

"I was ready to give up on my son..."

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