November 2018
E-Newsletter
Fall Events and Resources from Family Voices of MN
Resources, information and other parents who understand what you are going through
Connecting for a Cause: Benefit Recap
7th Annual Connecting Hearts, Raising Voices Benefit
"While we all may have very different lives we unite for the cause of empowering families in order to improve outcomes."
Thank you to our wonderful sponsors and everyone who attended and donated. It’s not too late to donate, every single dollar helps.


VALUABLE WEBINARS
Election Results, Impacts and the Upcoming Legislative Session- Webinar


Wednesday, November 14
12:00 pm
How can families of children and youth with special healthcare needs impact policy? Family Voices of MN and The Arc Minnesota are excited to partner on this webinar on the upcoming legislative session. Alicia Munson, Public Policy Director for The Arc Minnesota will cover election results, implications and topics being addressed during the legislative session.
From the Archives: Parenting Siblings of Children with Special Needs


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How are children impacted when a sibling has special needs? How can parents support siblings and strengthen the sibling bond? Join us for this valuable webinar and get tips for discussions between sibling and parent. Learn how children benefit from having a sibling with special needs. We’ll discuss common family concerns along with strategies and resources for strengthening the family. 
Presenter, Lori Brown-De Alba, MA, LMFT of Fraser has eight years experience working as a clinician with autism spectrum disorders and siblings. Lori is mom to two kiddos, one of which has the attribute of autism.
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 November's Topic: Holiday Planning for Families with Children or Youth with Special Health Care Needs
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