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From LPB, “The ARC has lots of great webinars. Check out their site.” Introducing The Arc’s Webinar Series thearcofmass.org Providing state of the art information, resources, current trends and best practice strategies. As part of The Arc’s mission the webinar series will encompass a wide variety of topics and practices in the area of intellectual […]

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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From LPB, “Heartwarming story – kids can be powerful!”


By Genevieve Shaw Brown | Yahoo.com

When an 11-year-old boy with Down syndrome was told he would not be able to attend middle school with his friends in the fall, they went to bat for him.

Brady Green’s classmates went to a school board meeting to speak about why the boy should attend Blevins Middle School with them in September. Six fifth-graders from Brady’s elementary school in Fort Collins, Colorado, took to the podium to speak about how he has enriched their lives.

https://gma.yahoo.com/11-old-down-syndromes-friends-bat-attend-middle-152706202–abc-news-parenting.html#