A collage of photographs of African American families and children, all smiling for the camera.

Terms and Definitions

Terms and Definitions
Closeup of a dictionary defining the word focus.

Michelle Cassandra Johnson and Dr. Gail Parker define terms throughout their various books to support shared learning and understanding.  

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Our Vision

With families at the center of health care, all children and youth reach their full potential and health disparities are eliminated.

Our Mission

Family Voices is a national organization and grassroots network of families and friends of children and youth with special health care needs and disabilities that promotes partnership with families—including those of cultural, linguistic and geographic diversity—in order to improve health care services and policies for children.

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