Each month, Family Voices Indiana provides the families we serve with a summary of our hottest Facebook posts. If you missed us on Facebook , here is the latest! Awareness: January 20: International Day of Acceptance. T his day of celebration and advocacy was created by the people at 3E Love in order to achieve social acceptance of disability. January 23: Ed Roberts Day. Ed Roberts is considered the father of the Independent Living Movement. Birth Defects Prevention Month. (We’re not really fans of that terminology.) You can learn more here because we certainly want to promote healthy babies. National Volunteer Blood Donor Month. Above all other times of the year, January is the month that presents the most challenges in recruiting people to give blood. You can find a location here: http://www.redcrossblood.org/ Family Voices: Check out our Family Voices Staff Spotlights! This month’s page featured specialists Kerry Bonney and Ofelia Jimenez. Facebook f
Family Voices Indiana is a family-led organization that provides information, education, training, outreach, and peer support to families of children and youth with special health care needs and the professionals who serve them.