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Nicky’s first party with friends!

From Facebook, by Cheryl Ryan Chan, June 9, 2016: Nicky is hosting his first party at his house. He has about 6 friends and their parents & staffers coming with them. I got 2 bouncy houses (most will get that). … Continue reading

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Cheryl’s Autism Awareness Posters

Cheryl has been creating poster images for Facebook during Autism Acceptance/Awareness Month for several years.  Check out her album of images!  All are subject to copyright laws, so please share liberally but give credit to Cheryl Ryan Chan.  Cheryl sincerely … Continue reading

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Collaboration for adulthood is KEY; the entire team needs to AGREE (part “B”)

Part 2(B) of  “22at20, Deconstructed.” Over the next 3 weeks we will address each of the key takeaways that we discuss during our presentation; collaboration, early planning, creative visions. We hope you are able to take these ideas and share … Continue reading

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“Trajectory Planning”; our own term, meaning WATCH THE ROAD

Beginning Wednesday, October 8, we will launch a 3-part blog series. “22at20, Deconstructed,” we will address each of the key takeaways that we discuss during the presentation; collaboration, early planning, creative visions. We hope you are able to take these ideas and share them with your team members, and create your own successful transition! Continue reading

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MARK YOUR CALENDARS

We will be presenting “22 at 20: A Nontraditional Transition Story” at Auburn High School (99 Auburn Street, Auburn) on Tuesday March 18, beginning at 7:00pm. Cheryl Chan, mom of 21 year old Nicky, whose story will be presented, will … Continue reading

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Testing our team spirit

Back in our last post, we shared the pre-holiday status that described the continued efforts of an extraordinary team, to the commitment of the success Nicky has already had in his first year.  Since then, the holidays have come and … Continue reading

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Total Holiday Team-Up for Nicky

Things have been going incredibly well for Nicky and his Shared Living provider, Nonotuck Resource Associates; as well as at his day program at HMEA, and through the incredible progress made by the medical team at UMASS. That update is … Continue reading

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