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Welcome To Kids Enabled

TO LABEL OR NOT TO LABEL….DOES IT REALLY MATTER?

I have met with thousands of parents over my 38 years in education as a teacher and school psychologist.  I am also a parent of two children.  I have hopefully helped parents, grandparents, students, teachers and administrators understand, acknowledge, accept and advocate for their children who have been diagnosed with a disability.

Years after the Label

The following blog was written just two years ago and it is amazing how true the words still are for me – even more so now that we are looking at colleges and what accommodations they provide.  As my son turns 18 in December and will be his own advocate next year, knowing who he is and what he needs is more important than ever.

Food for Thought - Kids Enabled's Fall Resource Festival

October 4, 2 - 4 pm

Briarcliff UMC

 

KIDS ENABLED FALL FESTIVAL

Introducing the Friends of Kids Enabled Scholarship

The Friends of Kids Enabled Scholarship is designed to meet the needs of the learning differences community in the Atlanta area by providing families financial access to programs that serve children with learning differences.

KEYS

Kids Enabled Youth Support is a program offered by Kids Enabled which provides encouragement, education and financial support to the community of learning differences in Georgia.  The goal of the program is to enable school-aged children with learning differences by offering discussion groups and workshops for parents, as well as program scholarships for children to better their educational and social wellbeing.

Kroger Rewards Supports the Friends of Kids Enabled Scholarship Program!

 

There are incredible resources in the Atlanta area for the 1-in-5 child who struggles with learning differences.  These resources come at a cost – a high cost that is not covered by insurance or the public school system.  Families are making very hard choices.  They have to forego some therapies and educational interventions when their funds do not stretch far enough to cover the costs.  There are parents who are spending thousands every month to pay for speech therapy and just waiting until they can afford the tutoring and social skills counseling that they also know are needed.

Kids Enabled created the Friends of Kids Enabled Scholarship Fund to help with these costs.  We are able, through donations from our community, to fund therapies for children who would otherwise go without.  In partnership with Kroger, you can be the difference between success and going without.  It is as simple as using your Kroger card when you shop for your family and our scholarship fund can grow to support families who need additional therapy for their children.  Who knows?  It may even be your child who benefits!

Here’s how it works - 

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Mission Statement:

Kids Enabled is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization which offers guiding information, support and encouragement to parents and support networks to navigate the complicated journey from awareness to success, thus enabling children with learning differences to reach their full potential.

 


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