Monthly Archives: March 2017

A conversation with Self-Advocate Yolanda Vargas

Meet Yolanda Vargas, a member of the Special Hope Foundation’s Self-Advocacy Advisory Committee.

image1 Yolanda Vargas

Individuals with disabilities are disability experts, after all, so we feel lucky to have a committee of experts that can help us with projects that improve access to healthcare for individuals with developmental disabilities.


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2017-05-03T00:22:18+00:00 March 29th, 2017|Special Hope Blog|

The Special Hope Foundation: A Retrospective

The Special Hope Foundation was created to provide financial support to organizations that promote the establishment of comprehensive health care for adults with developmental disabilities designed to address their unique and fundamental needs.

In the next few weeks, we’ll be sharing the history of the grants we have awarded since our inception, starting with 2011. […]

2017-05-02T18:53:43+00:00 March 19th, 2017|Special Hope Blog|

Takeaways from UCSF’s 16th Annual Developmental Disabilities Conference

UCSF’s 16th Annual Developmental Disabilities Conference, presented by the UCSF School of Medicine and the UCSF School of Nursing  took place last week. As always, the conference provided updates to the medical community from experts in the care and the future of  individuals with disabilities.

It was a tremendous conference.

The Special Hope Foundation provided […]

2017-05-02T18:53:43+00:00 March 5th, 2017|Special Hope Blog|

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