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Connecting Families: It Takes a Village

March 3 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

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It Takes a Village: Identifying and strengthening your support system.

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This event will have simultaneous interpretation in the following languages:  Spanish, Portuguese, Mandarin, Cantonese, Haitian Creole, and Vietnamese

Thursday, March 3, 2022
5:00PM – 6:00PM

Presenters: Michelle Grewal, Stephanie Klink and Lindsey Lukasson

Facilitated by: Elizabeth Bostic

They say it takes a village to raise a child, but in a hybrid-digital-distanced world, our “villages” look different than years past. More than ever, we need the right supports in place for ourselves and families. Come learn about different support systems, how to build them and keep them strong! Participants will be able to identify different types of support systems and type of support they need in their lives. Participants will identify at least 1 support person in their life and identify how to connect with additional supports. Participants will review their current relationship with each support person/entity and come up with a plan for ongoing healthy communication with those individuals.

Presenter(s) Bios:

Michelle Grewal: Parent, MSc. Eng, SESP, and ICC Parent Co-Chair. Michelle is a parent of three young kids, two Autistic sons and a spunky older sister. She serves as an advocate, cheerleader and encourager to families in our community. Michelle found her village, including Stephanie and Lindsay, and is excited to share how to get involved, find support for yourself and your family.

Stephanie Klink: Parent, MBA, and EIPLP Leadership Program grad. Stephanie is a mama to two little girls, a passionate advocate and community leader. Stephanie learned early how a strong village can support you through anything and she’s excited to share her passion to support and empower other parents.

Lindsey Lukasson: Parent, Advocate, and Founder of Rainbow Mama Design. Lindsey is a mama to two sweet kiddos, passionate advocate and community leader. Lindsey founded Rainbow Mama Design as a way to promote and celebrate neurodiversity. She continues to build a village both near and far, and is passionate about the strength a village can bring.

Details

Date:
March 3
Time:
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Venue

Online Event

Organizer

Federation for Children with Special Needs
Phone:
6172367210
Email:
info@fcsn.org
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