Family Leadership

Family Action Network (FAN)

Family LeadershipJoin the Family Action Network Listserv – New members can join by sending an email to join-fan@lists.wisc.edu. The Family Action Network is a group that connects families who have children with disabilities and special health care needs to issues of interest. Learn about advocacy, training and leadership opportunities and become informed about policy and legislative changes that could impact children and families. FAN is a collaboration between Family Voices of Wisconsin – Waisman Center – University Center for Developmental Disabilities, Disability Rights Wisconsin, and the Wisconsin Board for People with Developmental Disabilities.

Have you ever thought about joining a committee or board to make a difference for children?  How about being a mentor or an advocate?

Causal Leadership

Eileen Forlenza has a lot of great information on her website about sharing your families experience with others so that it can help to make positive changes for children with differing abilities in your neighborhood, school, community, region, state or nation!