February 2020
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Events, Information and Resources from Family Voices of MN
Resources, information and other parents who understand what you are going through
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Upcoming Webinars
Health Care Options in MN: Understanding MA, MA-TEFRA, Waivers

Wednesday, March 4th, 2020
12:30 - 1:30 PM

What health coverage is available to children and youth in Minnesota who have special health needs / disabilities? Kim Hicks, Disability Services Division, MN Department of Human Services explores the health coverage options available in MN. Learn about eligibility requirements, cost and how to access Medical Assistance (MA), MA-TEFRA, and waivers.
The History of Disability

Wednesday, April 8th, 2020
12:30 - 1:30 PM

Colleen Wieck, Ph.D., MN Governor’s Council on Developmental Disabilities presents on the history of developmental disabilities. Understand past experiences of individuals with disabilities and their families. Reflect on the painful history of abuse, segregation and dehumanization as well as disability rights activities through the years helps inform and motivate our advocacy work today and in the future.
Early Intensive Developmental and Behavioral Intervention (EIDBI) Benefit

Tuesday, April 7th, 2020
12:30 - 1:30 PM

(EIBDI) services help people interact with others, learn and play, decrease unwanted behaviors, build independence and participate in community life.
Nicole Berning, Disability Services Division, MN DHS gives an overview of services covered by EIDBI and how those services coordinate with other services and supports that may already be in place.
Show Yourself Some Love by Joining One of Our Parent Networking Groups

One in Five Minnesota families with children have a child with a disability or chronic health condition. We do not have to feel alone.

Families of children with special health needs can feel very isolated. Peer support improves our well-being and helps us feel more confident. Find a group that works for you and join other parents who "get it".
2020 Adapted Bike Expo
Sunday, March 8, 2020 | 12:30-3pm