CONNECTED is a free state-wide parent-to-parent peer support program provided by Family Voices of Minnesota for families whose children have chronic or complex special healthcare needs or disabilities.
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Thriving Through the Holidays: Honoring Your Family’s Unique Needs During the Hectic Season.
Our Parent Panel discusses tips and tricks for thriving in the holiday season when you have a child with disabilities or special health care needs. From disrupted schedules, crowded gatherings, to well-meaning extended family; our parent panel talks about a variety of ways to make the busy holiday season work for your unique family.
Mac Shapland was a person who faced many physical and developmental challenges but always kept a positive attitude and was determined to do it his way. Mac brought joy and laughter into everything he did, helping others see the best in life and the value of all people.
Mac and his family blazed many trails that impacted other families in Minnesota and across the country. In honor of Mac, the Shapland family has established Mac’s Fund to provide financial support for families whose children, youth or young adults have special health care needs and/or disabilities to assist with costs associated with unmet needs related to participating in or accessing activities that are not covered by other financial sources.
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