Family Leaders in Action

Family Leader in Action: Valeryia Pedersen

It is with pride we congratulate Valeryia Pedersen for her new position as Southeast Regional Coordinator for the Family TIES program (Together In Enhancing Supports) at the Federation for Children with Special Needs.  Val graduated in 2018 from the Family Leadership Series in the Southeast region.  “Her positive attitude and supportive nature were evident throughout […]

MIchelle SE Family Leader on ABC news

Coping with Covid-19: MFOFC Family Leader featured on ABC News

A current member of this year’s Southeast Family Leadership Series, Michelle Winchell, has been collaborating and sharing the experience and insight she gained from her background in education to help others navigate remote learning during the Coronavirus pandemic. We were stoked to see her featured in this ABC news story. Moriah is her beautiful daughter. […]

Family leaders in action - Sagrario Guerrero

Meet Sagrario Guerrero, MFOFC board member and Family Leader in Action

MFOFC knows that parents and individuals across our state work hard everyday to make positive change for people with disabilities in their communities and beyond. These are people just like you and I who are imagining better and then making their ideas happen. We are honored and excited to introduce you to Sagrario Guerrero! Sagrario […]

Apply for the Northeast Family Leadership Series

The Northeast Family Leadership Series will kick off December 2019! The Family Leadership Series focuses on supporting families to advocate for their family member with disabilities to live in their communities as naturally and typically as desired.  Families who have completed the series have: pulled seats up to the table to impact policy and decision […]

Southeast Family Leadership Series Now Taking Applications

The 28th SE Family Leadership Series will kick off November 2019! The Family Leadership Series focuses on supporting families to advocate for their family member with disabilities to live in their communities as naturally and typically as desired.  Families who have completed the series have: pulled seats up to the table to impact policy and decision […]

Southeast Family Leadership Series Kicks Off this Weekend!

The 27th SE Family Leadership Series kicks off this weekend in Mansfield, Massachusetts! MFOFC is excited to have family leaders from across our region join us for this life-changing series! The series focuses on supporting families to advocate for their family member with disabilities to live in their communities as naturally and typically as desired. The SE Family […]