Hosted by Special Education Conference and School Fair 2017 SPAN Special Education Conference and School & 7th Annual School Fair Thursday, March 23 | 8:30 am – 2:30 pm Best Western Royal Plaza Hotel, 181 Boston Post Road, Marlborough, MA  01752 This annual event continues our great tradition of gathering 50-plus special education schools. Former legislature Tom […]

By Massachusetts Families Organizing for Change (MFOFC)

A Full Life Ahead Series is offered in the Metro Boston Region by Massachusetts Families Organizing for Change in partnership with with Riverside Community Care and Advocates.

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A Full Life Ahead: Creating Housing Options 
Thursday, April 13, 2017 6:30 – 8:30 PM
Advocates Main Office, 1881 Worcester Road, Framingham, MA

How can I develop a housing option for my adult child, even if they are not prioritized for residential services? Come learn about governmental funding streams, how they can be combined, and how to supplement them with your own resources. The importance of building your child’s skills will also be discussed.

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Wings for Autism Saturday, April 9th | Boston Logan Airport, Terminal E A free event Registration is required. Click here to register. Travel is stressful in general but can be particularly difficult for families who have a child with special needs. Wings for Autism events are a “test run” through the airport boarding process–specifically designed […]