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Disability Resource Network: Opportunities for Your Child This Fall
August 16, 2018
The fall signifies the beginning of school, and for many, a new start with work. For those with loved ones with disabilities, having support, advocacy and someone to help navigate through the school system can be of tremendous help.

Celebrating National Disability Independence Day
July 26, 2018
This day commemorates the anniversary of the signing of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) on July 26, 1990, but it symbolizes so much more.

Women’s Lunch Place
July 3, 2018
Kathryn Friel, the director of Waltham’s CHAI Works program, talked with a CHAI Works participant about his experience at his favorite site.

I Love My Sister
April 23, 2018
Read about Sibshops participant Sarah Murphy's relationship with her sister Kaylah, in her own words!

A Respite for Us, a Safe Space for Sophia
January 9, 2018
HALO Swim & Sing offers my husband and I a unique opportunity to have three precious hours to ourselves, knowing that Sophia is happy and safe in a beautiful space with engaging staff and volunteers.

My Road To Independence
December 27, 2017
Ann's mom supported her desire to move out, but neither of them knew where to start. Then, her mom suggested that they contact JF&CS.

Meet Joan Ingersoll, Vice President of Disability Services
December 26, 2017
My personal vision is that every one of our participants finds purpose, friendship, community, joy, and meaning in their lives.

Bob’s Discount Furniture Donates to Those in Need
November 15, 2017
Residents of the JF&CS Ransom Road residence in Brighton were elated when a truck from Bob’s Discount Furniture pulled up in front of their home on Thursday, November 2.

CHAI Works South Awarded for Outstanding Volunteers
June 23, 2017
The School on Wheels of Massachusetts (SOWMA) chose CHAI Works South participants as their outstanding volunteers of the year.

Creating Community in a Safe Space for Kids with Autism
May 30, 2017
Eight-year-old Max Mascia enjoys spending time on Sundays at Kids’ Connection Corner, a new JF&CS for children with autism.

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