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MHD&S and the Back-to-School Bonanza

For the 2nd year, MHD&S staff packed 25 backpacks for Beverly Bootstraps Back-to-school Bonanza. The Back-to-School Bonanza has been supplying backpacks filled with school supplies to low-income children since 2001. The goal of this initiative is to help children start the school year off right with the supplies they need to achieve academic success.


David Arndt co-authors Special Needs Advocacy Tool Kit

“For most families and disabled adults this advocacy journey is “a marathon, not a sprint.” The emphasis must be on taking care of yourself and your family in order to take on the long-term role of advocate. Don’t underestimate the value of getting some exercise, having a routine, eating well, laughing, taking deep breaths to relax, and surrounding yourself with positive people. This can be hard to do sometimes when facing so many challenges. Also, remember that each member of