When a child is diagnosed, the family’s roller coaster ride through the world of disabilities begins as the words “never”, “cannot”, “different” and “special” fill the air.
There are no road maps for families as they navigate the world of disability services, yet for more than 35 years, Families Together, Inc., has encouraged, educated and empowered Kansas families, that include children with disabilities.
Typically, families discover resources when they meet someone who has walked in ‘similar shoes’? The real experts are those who have taken like paths.
Families Together, Inc.’s Board of Directors and staff members are parents, siblings or appointed education advocates of individuals who have disabilities. Our diverse strengths and experiences provide a wealth of information concerning resources and services available to individuals with disabilities.
By understanding the special education process, communication strategies, effective teaming, and by accessing resources available to meet a child’s unique needs, more families throughout Kansas can enable their children to reach their families personal goals.