Parent to Parent leaders from across the country met at the 2023 Leadership Institute to share best and promising practices to address the changing needs of families of those with disabilities and special health care needs.
Words have the power to shape our perceptions and influence our actions, and nowhere is this more evident than in the language we use to describe individuals with disabilities. In this blog post, we’ll explore the significance of people-first language, its historical context, and practical guidelines for using it respectfully. Join us on a journey where words become instruments of … Read More
At Parent to Parent USA, we recognize that fathers play an irreplaceable role in the lives of all children, including those with disabilities or special healthcare needs. These children benefit enormously from active, engaged fathers. However, fathers often face unique challenges as they adapt to their child’s needs. That’s why we have launched a new Father Engagement Task Force focused … Read More
We are delighted to share that Parent to Parent USA (P2PUSA) has recently been featured in the latest edition of care.com’s “10 Helpful Organizations and Resources for Children with Special Needs.” Our dedicated national network is thrilled to be acknowledged for the vital role we play in supporting families of individuals with physical or developmental disabilities. Unveiling a Wealth of … Read More
Families may feel a range of emotions after the diagnosis of a genetic condition. One of the best ways to cope with a genetic diagnosis is to build yourself a strong support system. Parent to Parent USA Co Executive Director Lily Brown recently shared her experience and the power of making connections. Click here to read Lily’s full article on … Read More
We are excited to introduce Suzanne Wingard and her daughter Zoe, who created a video together to share their take on the science of happiness through the art of gratitude. Gratitude has been proven to be a powerful tools for cultivating happiness and improving our overall well-being. Check out the video below to learn more about the science behind this … Read More
We are pleased to present our annual report. In 2021, Parent to Parent USA celebrated 15 years of supporting families of those with disabilities and special health care needs across the country. Our 37 Alliance Member organizations continued to provide crucial support to families during a pandemic, training over 600 new volunteer Support Parents and facilitating over 14,000 one-to-one matches … Read More
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