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A conversation with Self-Advocate Melissa-Crisp Cooper

Individuals with disabilities are disability experts.So the Special Hope Foundation decided to expand our Self-Advocacy Advisory Board.  Melissa-Crisp Cooper is the Board's Chairman.Melissa first became involved in health advocacy for people with disabilities over a decade ago when she worked [...]

Special Hope Foundation’s 2016 in Review

2017, we are ready.I think we can all agree that 2016 was quite a year. Through it all, the Special Hope Foundation has remained focused on our vision and mission, and we look forward to continuing to do so enthusiastically [...]

Learning how to be a dentist for adults with disabilites

Enhancing the education of dental studentsMy son 30-year-old son Matthew is autistic and has been going to the same dentist since he was 10 years old. Dr. Troy “gets”Matthew, so therefore Matthew loves going to the dentist.Recently, it seemed practical [...]

Special Hope Foundation’s Ryan Easterly Appointed to President’s Committee for People with Intellectual Disabilities

We have some good news to share.President Barack Obama has announced his intention appoint Ryan Easterly, a member of the Special Hope Foundation’s Board of Directors, to the President’s Committee for People with Intellectual Disabilities (PCPID).Ryan is Co-Founder and Director [...]

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