Program Provides Connections for Families and Children with Disabilities
Emilie Sampson saw a gap in her community and she rallied with others to fix it. When her son was diagnosed with autism, she found there was no formal network of parents in her area to use as a resource for her questions. Working with agencies and community organizations in Jackson county, Emilie developed a program called Families for Community to help create and maintain that support. Today, over 175 families are involved in the program.