What Families, Family-based Support Organizations and EHDI Programs Want: Findings from a National Needs Assessment
Thursday, August 2, 1:00-2:00 pm ET 
Hands & Voices™

Igniting Change from the Ground Up: Uplifting Best Practices for Community Organizing and Leadership Engagement
Tuesday, August 7, 2:00-3:00 pm ET
Prevention Institute

Demonstrating Medicaid’s Value through Storytelling
Wednesday, August 8, 3:00 pm ET
Georgetown Center on Children and Families 

NEW Emerging Best Practices for People with an Intellectual/Developmental Disability Co-Occurring with Serious Mental Illness
Thursday, August 9, 1:30-2:30 pm ET
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration 

NEW Body Image Issues across the Lifespan
Thursday, August 9, 3:00-4:00 pm ET
Idaho Federation of Families for Children’s Mental Health

ACEs: The Role of Life Experiences in Shaping Brain Development
Thursday, August 9, 12:00-1:00 pm ET
HHS Partnership Summer Webinar Series

NEW Vital Signs Town Hall – Zika in Babies: Opportunities for Monitoring Health and Development
Tuesday, August 14, 2:00 pm ET
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Conference Line (US only): 1-800-857-0764
Passcode: 795-4413

NEW “Money Follows the Person” Sustainability Planning: Meeting the Challenges
Wednesday, August 15, 2:30-3:30 pm ET
(This webinar is ideal for MFP Project Directors and Staff, Medicaid Policy Staff, and Partner Agencies.)

NEW Prevention in Practice: Building Communities that Strengthen the Resiliency of Future Generations (to prevent drug and alcohol addiction)
Wednesday, August 15, 12:00-1:00 pm ET
HHS Partnership Center

NEW REACH Train-the-Trainer Series: Facing the Future: Transition Tools to Help…
Tuesday, August 21, 12:00-1:00 pm ET
SPAN Parent Advocacy Network

NEW Childhood Hearing Loss: Intervention and Parent Choice
Tuesday, August 21, 2:00 pm ET
National Center for Hearing Assessment and Management at Utah State University
(Note that one of the presenters will Rene Averitt-Sanzone, the Executive Director of Parents’ Place of Maryland, the state’s Family-to-Family Health Information Center.)

NEW A Conversation on Supporting Self-Management in Children and Adolescents with Complex Chronic Conditions
Wednesday, August 22, 1:00-2:00 pm ET
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children’s Health

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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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