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Breaking the Cycle of Poverty

Breaking the Cycle of Poverty by Stephanie Symonds, A Mommy Corner, and the UP Center A Mommy Corner was honored to interview James Monds, the Executive Director of the UP Center. James is a native of Fort Pierce and he knows what it means to live in and overcome poverty, as he allowed poverty to [...]

By | October 18th, 2018|Adult Support, Support Group, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Breaking the Cycle of Poverty

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

Parent Disability Guide for Brevard County

What to Do If Your Child Receives a Diagnosis. Developed by Jackie Yearby and Emily DeWoody for the Interagency Council of Brevard Family & Medical Support You get the feeling that something isn’t right? Go with your gut, find a doctor or specialist and get a diagnosis, and assemble your medical team. Find a support [...]

By | December 14th, 2016|Attention Deficit Disorder, Autism, Child Development, Education, Support Group|Comments Off on Parent Disability Guide for Brevard County

Making a Difference in Our Community

by Diana Anderson, Founder of the Special Needs Parent Support Group of Seminole County As special needs parents, we have to fight…for everything.  IEPs, services, equal treatment of our special needs children.  As our children grow older, we have to start thinking about what will happen after high school; Will they go to college?  Are [...]

By | December 1st, 2016|Autism, Support Group|Comments Off on Making a Difference in Our Community