Families Speaking Up

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Name: Families Speaking Up
Date registered: February 7, 2015

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  1. Adults with Disabilities Deserve the Right to Choose Where to Live — June 15, 2017
  2. Presume Beneficence – Psychology Today — June 15, 2017
  3. Thank you to our May 2017 guest speakers, Charlie and Lynne! — June 6, 2017
  4. Thank you to Our April 2017 Guest Speaker, Ernie Dianastasis! — May 3, 2017
  5. Report to the Ford Foundation: Homes For Life Planned Community in DE — April 6, 2017

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Amy Lutz nails it again with this compelling piece on housing choice in Spectrum News.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.familiesspeakingup.com/2017/06/15/adults-with-disabilities-deserve-the-right-to-choose-where-to-live/

Presume Beneficence – Psychology Today

Bravo to Amy Lutz who says that “parents are part of the autistic and I/DD communities, not the enemy.”

Permanent link to this article: http://www.familiesspeakingup.com/2017/06/15/presume-beneficence-psychology-today/

Thank you to our May 2017 guest speakers, Charlie and Lynne!

We’d like to give a special thanks to our guest speakers, Charlie and Lynne, for their heartfelt and meaningful message to our group last Tuesday night. FSU meetings continue to be a source of new perspectives, important information, and opportunities for collaboration. Your support and attendance make this possible. Thank you.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.familiesspeakingup.com/2017/06/06/thank-you-to-our-may-2017-guest-speakers-charlie-and-lynne/

Thank you to Our April 2017 Guest Speaker, Ernie Dianastasis!

We’d like to send a big THANK YOU to Ernie Dianastasis for speaking at our meeting. We are grateful to Ernie for sharing his story and exciting plans for hiring people with disabilities. We hope The Precisionists, Inc. will inspire other businesses to follow suit! If you weren’t able to make it to the meeting, you’re …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.familiesspeakingup.com/2017/05/03/thank-you-to-our-april-2017-guest-speaker-ernie-dianastasis/

Report to the Ford Foundation: Homes For Life Planned Community in DE

Thank you to everyone who contributed to the Homes for Life report to the Ford Foundation that outlines plans for building an intentional community in Delaware.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.familiesspeakingup.com/2017/04/06/homes-for-life-planned-community-report-to-the-ford-foundation/

FSU’s Swanson Family Featured in #Imagine21 Mini-Documentary

We’re excited to announce that longtime FSU members, the Swanson family, are featured in a beautiful film produced by Madison House Autism Foundation. The film focuses on Andrew Swanson, a 28-year-old adult living with autism, and his siblings, Katherine and Ben.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.familiesspeakingup.com/2017/04/01/fsus-swanson-family-featured-in-imagine21-mini-documentary/

Lots of People to Thank, Including Dr. Jennifer LeComte!

We have a long list of wonderful people to thank! First of all, we’d like to give a HUGE thank you to Dr. Jennifer LeComte and her amazing team for taking the time to speak with us last week. Dr. LeComte and her colleagues specialize in adults with IDD, helping families transition from pediatricians to …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.familiesspeakingup.com/2017/03/09/lots-of-people-to-thank-including-dr-jennifer-lecomte/

Thank You, Dr. James D. Ellison and Dr. Eric D. Haas!

We’d like to extend our deepest thanks to our wonderful guest speakers, Dr. James D. Ellison and Dr. Eric D. Haas. Their presentation,“The ABC’s of Managing Behavior: Can medications help without hurting? Can disruptive behaviors be controlled without medications?” was an incredible learning experience for all who attended. We’d also like to thank Andrew Edelsohn …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.familiesspeakingup.com/2017/02/06/thank-you-dr-james-d-ellison-and-dr-eric-d-haas/

2016 End-of-Year Thank Yous

We hope all of you had a wonderful time at our final meeting of 2016 and Holiday Party. Thank you to Rep. Hensley for his open and heartfelt comments. We know this is a busy time, and we sincerely appreciate his taking the time to join us. We’d also like to thank his daughter, Jules, …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.familiesspeakingup.com/2017/01/05/2016-end-of-year-thank-yous/

Governor Markell Writes Important Letter to CMS

Thank you to Governor Markell for emphasizing the importance of eliminating policy barriers to housing choice in your recent letter to CMS.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.familiesspeakingup.com/2016/12/02/governor-markell-writes-important-letter-to-cms/

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