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Being part of a community is  major factor of our lives. In February participate in activities highlighting what types of communities there are, and ways to engage with them.

Through the support of Mass Rehab Commission, the YLN promotes self-advocacy and self-awareness for teens and young adults with disabilities ages 16 to 21 with opportunities for youth 14 to 26. This is a state-wide initiative with meetings and events held in Boston, Springfield, Worcester, and E. Bridgewater. This is an opportunity for youth to make friends in their local communities and within the larger Network group.

All groups and events feature fun, hands-on activities and interactive discussions about communication, teamwork, community service, disability rights, career interests and employment skills.

izza and refreshments will be served. New and returning members are always welcome to bring a friend. Parents/guardians are also encouraged to stay and hear from dynamic speakers throughout the year.

We hope to see you there!

ASL accommodation requests must be received at least 3 weeks before the areas event. For more information, to request accommodations, or to RSVP email or call youth@eastersealsma.org, 617-226-2855. Also, like us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/EasterSealsYouth

Guest Speakers:

Worcester Jeff St. Jean, Qualified Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor,  from Massachusetts Rehabilitation Commission will be talking with both parents and youth about their services for youth with disabilities.

**We will post any cancellation notices on our Facebook page in case of inclement weather. In order to receive email cancellation notices, please RSVP to youth@eastersealsma.org.

Future dates and times:

Boston

Easter Seals Office
89 South St.
Boston, MA 02111
Saturdays 1:00-3:00

January 7

 

Bridgewater

Independence Associates, Inc.
100 Laurel St.
East Bridgewater, MA 02333
Saturdays 1:00-3:00

January 21

 

Worcester

Easter Seals Office
484 Main St.
Worcester, MA 01608
Saturdays 12:00-2:00

January 14

 

Springfield

Stavros IL Center
227 Berkshire Ave.
Springfield, MA 01109
Tuesdays, 5:00 to 7:00

January 17

 

       

Youth Leadership is funded by Massachusetts Rehabilitation Commission

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