Resources, information and other parents who understand what you are going through
Family voices of MN is pleased to bring two webinar series in April and May. The first series aims to give newer parent advocates confidence in their abilities to parent a child with special health care needs and navigate systems of care. The second will demystify special needs planning including special needs accounts, guardianship and conservatorship. Join us live or check out the archives on our website at a later date.
Series for New Parent Advocates
Part I: Connection: From Diagnosis to Discover to Hope
Friday, April 19th 12:30 - 1:30 PM
Parent panel members will share their stories of discovery, grief and how they found hope in peer support. Find your tribe!
Estate Planning Attorney, Scott Stevens, brings us another informative webinar on special needs planning. Scott, who is father to a youth with a disability, will shed light on guardianship and conservatorship.
The Special Olympics, in celebration of their 50th anniversary, has launched a five year campaign called
"The Revolution is Inclusion". The revolution aims "...to inspire action and ultimately end discrimination for people with Intellectual Disabilities. "
Want to be inspired? Check out these "game changing moments of inclusion" videos developed through a partnership between ESPN and Special Olympics.
Conference: Transforming Care and Experience for Children with Special Health Complexity
Join other parents along with care coordinators, pediatricians, and other interested health care professionals on Thursday June, 20, 2019 at this unique conference aimed at improving systems of care including family-centered care coordination for children with complex conditions and disabilities. This conference is being planned and implemented by Family Voices of Minnesota, Gillette Children’s Specialty Healthcare and the Minnesota Department of Health. Click the post card for more information and to register.