MFOFC: Massachusetts Families Organizing For Change

MFOFC is a statewide, grassroots coalition dedicated to individual and family support.

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Resources

Multimedia Presentations

What's Out There? - A webinar presentation by Sophia Johansson (May 16, 2016). An overview of publicly available services and supports that exist for families of children with special health care needs, developmental disabilities, and/or chronic illnesses. Also available: Webinar Transcript"", Webinar Slides"", Webinar Handouts"".

Reports, Directories & Links

""Statewide Family Support Directory - Massachusetts Department of Developmental Disabilities; September 2015

Human Rights Resources for Families (April 2016)

The Role of Families & Guardians in Safeguarding Human Rights ""

MA21 - Implementing a 21st Century Disability PolicyAcrobat format

Family Support and Self-Determination - Connections to a Life in the CommunityAcrobat format

My Individual Support Plan, a Guide for Self Advocates Acrobat format

What is Family Support?

Make Chapter 171 Work for You and Your Family!

The Utility of Trouble: Maximizing the Value of Our Human Services Dollars (Executive Summary) - Report by The Boston Foundation and the Massachusetts Taxpayers Foundation The Utility of Trouble Report

Recommended Reading


Articles & Inspiration

The Natural Authority of the Family Voice:

Circling Back - by Jocelyn Duff, Northeast Region Family Leadership Series participant and Executive Director of the The Talia Duff Foundation To Cure CMT4J

The Day I Realized That My Special Needs Child Deserves to Live an Enviable Life - by Nicole Feeney (Advocacy Boot Camp & Southeast Region Family Leadership Series Participant)

Brian Kovalski, Parent - by Brian Kovalski (Central Region Family Leadership Series participant)Acrobat format

Enviable Life - Imagine Better - by Chris Peltier (West Region Family Leadership Series graduate, former MFOFC Board Member)Acrobat format

Parent Job Description - by Ingrid Flory (West Regional Coordinator for MFOFC) Acrobat format

The Natural Authority of Families - by Michael Kendrick Acrobat format


Useful Resources

Selected Resources and Links to other web sites with useful information in the following categories:

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