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Piecing the Puzzle Together

Piecing the Puzzle Together by Stephanie Symonds and Sharon Laskey,  A Mommy Corner There is a support group near you serving Martin, St Lucie, Okeechobee, and Indian River Counties which goes by the name “A Mommy Corner”. It was founded by Stephanie Symonds and Sharon Laskey in 2016. Seeing the need in our community, we [...]

By | October 16th, 2018|Advocacy, Support Group|Comments Off on Piecing the Puzzle Together

Four Must-Have Documents

Four Must-Have Documents Without them your family is at risk. by Paul Lemieux, Esq, The Slonim Law Firm, PA Whenever I’m out and about in town and I’m asked what I do for a living, I mention that I’m an estate planning attorney. The common response I get back is, “I won’t need your services, [...]

By | April 16th, 2018|Adult Support, Advocacy|Comments Off on Four Must-Have Documents

Preparing Students for Workplace Success

by Helen Leonard, Director, The Paragon School Preparing Students for Workplace Success Equipping students to become contributing members of society is the mission of The Paragon School as well as the goal of every parent whom I have had the pleasure of working with in the first ten years of our program. Despite the statistics [...]

By | August 1st, 2017|Adult Support, Advocacy, Autism, Education|Comments Off on Preparing Students for Workplace Success

Making Your Case

by Sarah Lopez Sequenzia Making Your Case Making Your Case is an easy to follow training designed to teach people how to effectively educate legislators and policymakers. It was developed as a Partners in Policymaking class project and is distributed through the Minnesota Governor’s Council on Developmental Disabilities. You can access the training and materials [...]

By | July 26th, 2017|Adult Support, Advocacy|Comments Off on Making Your Case