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In an effort to expand coronavirus testing for children, Miami-Dade County Public Schools and the University of Miami Health System have teamed up to offer free tests in schools across the county. The partnership started Friday at Coral Reef Senior High School, the first on a month-long tour for the health system’s Pediatric Mobile… Read More »
BY DANIEL DOMENECH AND INGRID HERNANDEZ SOUTH FLORIDA MEDIA NETWORK DECEMBER 21, 2020 06:00 AM Mario Arevalo remembers when his son, Harold, was diagnosed as autistic 23 years ago. “It wasn’t easy to accept,” he recalls. “We didn’t know about autism, but little by little we started learning more so that we could find… Read More »
We are so excited to share that The Advocacy Network on Disabilities is now participating in the Giving Tag Program, which is designed to make it easy to give back to our local community. Now, more than ever, we need your support in helping families with funding for housing, food, and emotional support and… Read More »
The Time for Inclusion is Now! This week is Inclusive Schools Week December 7-11, 2020. Inclusive Schools Week celebrates the progress that schools have made in providing a supportive and quality education to an increasingly diverse student population, including students who are marginalized due to disability, socio-economic status, cultural heritage, language preference, and other… Read More »
Make a difference this holiday season! Help the Advocacy Network on Disabilities continue to provide supports and services to children and adults with disabilities. Every time you shop for gifts with AmazonSmile, Amazon will donate 0.5% of eligible purchases to your favorite charitable organization—no fees, no extra cost. All you need to do is… Read More »
Give Miami Day 2020 is on Tuesday, November 19, 2020! We know that there are thousands of organizations participating in Give Miami Day 2020. But we hope that this year you choose The Advocacy Network on Disabilities as one of your charities of choice. Now, more than ever, we need your support in helping… Read More »
SAVE THE DATE! Thursday, November 19, 2020, is Give Miami Day 2020! Now more than ever, we need your support in helping families with funding for housing, food, and providing extensive emotional support and counseling. Make sure you mark the occasion on your calendars and join us on #GiveMiamiDay2020 in continuing to provide services… Read More »
Have you heard the news? The Advocacy Network on Disabilities has been selected as the beneficiary of the Community Bag Program! Each time the $2.50 reusable Community Bag is purchased at the Winn-Dixie located at 11241 Southwest 40th Street, Miami FL during the month of November we will receive a $1 donation.
October is Learning Disabilities Awareness Month! During this month, we take the time to spread awareness about children and adults with learning disabilities. To learn more about different learning disabilities and for some fun activities for children, click here.