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Accidental fire adds to burden of family that has helped son deal with Autism

By The Advocacy Network on Disabilities |

Family loses everything in an accidental fire. Now, the family is turning to Miami Herald Wish Book readers for help. Read complete article here. Wish Book is trying to help hundreds of families in need this year. To donate, pay securely at MiamiHerald.com/wishbook. For information, call 305-376-2906 or email wishbook@miamiherald.com. (The most requested items… Read More »

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Now Hiring 2 Family Support Counselors

By The Advocacy Network on Disabilities |

For more than 45 years, The Advocacy Network on Disabilities (formerly CCDH) has been Miami-Dade County’s lead agency providing, arranging, and coordinating services for individuals with developmental and other disabilities. Now we are expanding, and bringing our expertise to Broward County. We are looking for 2 dynamic, committed, professionals to provide care coordination, parent… Read More »

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2019 Breakfast for Champions Photos

By The Advocacy Network on Disabilities |

Click here to view the photographs taken by Keith Spurlock for our annual Breakfast for Champions 2019.

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Give Miami Day 2019!

By The Advocacy Network on Disabilities |

Give Miami Day 2019 is almost here! This year Give Miami Day is being held on Thursday, November 21st. This 24-hour event allows anyone to make a philanthropic impact by collectively supporting our local nonprofit organizations. Stay tuned to learn more about how to support The Advocacy Network on Disabilities this year!

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Registration for the Breakfast for Champions 2019 is now open!

By The Advocacy Network on Disabilities |

Click here to register now.

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NOW HIRING INCLUSION SPECIALISTS

By The Advocacy Network on Disabilities |

The Advocacy Network on Disabilities is the home of the All Children Together (ACT) Resource Network, an initiative of The Children’s Trust. Our role is to work with organizations funded by The Children’s Trust to increase their capacity to provide quality, inclusive programs to ALL children and youth, including those who have disabilities. Using… Read More »

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New course now online! Intro to Successful Inclusion of Children with ASD

By The Advocacy Network on Disabilities |

We are excited to announce the launch of a new training on Collabornation, Introduction to Successful Inclusion of Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder: Part 1. For programs funded by The Children’s Trust, successful completion of this online course meets the requirement for one of two required bi-annual trainings. Introduction to Successful Inclusion of Children… Read More »

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15th Annual Poker Tournament

By The Advocacy Network on Disabilities |

15th Annual Poker Tournament Sunday, February 3rd, 12:30-3:30pm Bet Shira Congregation 7500 SW 120th St. Miami, FL 33156 Are you ready? We’re celebrating the 15th year of this Texas Hold-Em Poker Tournament! All proceeds benefit The Advocacy Network on Disabilities’ Wheelchair Repair Fund. Want to learn more about the history of this event and… Read More »

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Registration is open for our 20th Annual Breakfast for Champions

By The Advocacy Network on Disabilities |

Registration is open for our 20th Annual Breakfast for Champions purchase your tickets now!

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Antoinise Samuels with her 17-month-old son Samuel at their North Miami studio apartment. Samuel was born prematurely with microcephaly. He remains on a respirator and is fed through a G-tube. Samuel has outgrown his infant wheelchair, so transporting him has become increasingly difficult. The family is asking for a toddler wheelchair so he can get the help that might make it possible for him to one day attend school.

A Holiday Story: The Augustines, Miami Herald’s Wish Book Nominee

By The Advocacy Network on Disabilities |

Samuel is one of the many children we work with. Against all odds he has outgrown his baby wheelchair and needs a new one. His mother’s only wish: A new wheelchair. Antoinise Samuels with her 17-month-old son Samuel at their North Miami studio apartment. Samuel was born prematurely with microcephaly. He remains on a… Read More »

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