Advocacy Alliance News

Advocacy Alliance News

Keep checking back for the latest updates on what The Becker Center’s Advocacy Alliance has been up to!
Contacts: Kerry Mahoney, Kathleen Amaral, Herb Cabral

Advocacy Alliance: Let’s Talk Transition At Brockton Area Arc

Facilitated by Kathleen Amaral, the Advocacy Alliance is in the midst of a six-week transition support group hosted by our affiliate, the Brockton Area Arc. Continue reading

Posted in , | Posted on September 18, 2019 | Leave a comment Continue reading

Supporting The Direct Support Workforce: The Amaral Family

Adolescence represents a time for young adults to find themselves and develop a sense of independence. Hear from mother Kathleen Amaral as she describes the significant role that her son, Liam’s, Direct Support Professionals play in ensuring that her son can be an independent, included teenager just like everyone else in his age group. Continue reading

Posted in , , , , | Posted on August 30, 2019 | Leave a comment Continue reading

Supporting The Direct Support Workforce: The Rego Family

Drew Rego of Tewksbury was born with a genetic disorder and epilepsy. His disability presents itself in a complex way. Just six years old, Drew lives with his parents, Jason and Erin, as well as his brother Dominic. Drew’s care needs are 24/7, but despite all the challenges, he’s always smiling! Drew loves music, animals, and being outside in the warm fresh air. Continue reading

Posted in , , , , | Posted on August 30, 2019 | Leave a comment Continue reading

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