Valeryia Pedersen
Parent-to-Parent Coordinator/Family TIES

Val is the Southeast Regional Coordinator for Family TIES, a project of the Federation for Children with Special Needs. Val is a proud parent of diversely abled children and a devoted supporter of inclusion, equity and family engagement. Val’s professional experience includes working in the public schools as well as community-based agencies to support meaningful learning and inclusion for children and adults with learning differences and disabilities. Val is a graduate of Mass Families’ Family Leadership Series and a facilitator of a parent and caregiver support group.