Supporting children with disabilities, their families, and communities in Creating Opportunities together.

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CONNECTIONS

Establishing connections between families creates opportunities for real and meaningful friendships.

ENCOURAGEMENT

Providing encouragement for families to maintain a positive outlook creates opportunities to reduce the negative impact of challenging situations.

KNOWLEDGE

Acquiring knowledge related to disability, existing resources, service delivery systems and policies creates opportunities for empowered families.

ACTION

Inspiring families to identify what they need and then taking action to address those needs creates opportunities for families to develop, expand and/or improve resources for themselves and others.

ADVOCACY

Equipping families to effectively advocate for themselves and others creates opportunities for families to take a leadership role in decisions that impact their lives.

CELEBRATIONS

Celebrating the strengths, unique gifts and personal achievements of the individuals who experience a developmental disability creates opportunities to build confidence and pride.

CHOICE

Respecting personal preferences of the person who experiences a developmental disability and their family creates opportunities to customize and maximize the effectiveness of supports and services.

COLLABORATION

Engaging families, community members and professionals in collaborative endeavors creates opportunities for families to develop dynamic partnerships.

PARTICIPATION

Promoting active participation of the person who experiences a developmental disability in all facets of life at home, at work and in the community creates opportunities for personal success, stronger families and enriched communities.

CONTRIBUTION

Compelling families to be active and contributing members of their community creates opportunities for families to experience a sense of belonging and fulfillment as they influence positive change.

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