East Bay Adult Day Program’s Client Council started in June 2020. Clients meet weekly to share their ideas, discuss their needs, and set goals. They have proposed new classes and activities, made plans for upcoming holiday celebrations and parties, and discussed possible vocation training opportunities. They even began a community outreach project. Continue reading FCSN Client Council: Striving to Make a Difference
Special needs individuals with speech and language challenges have many options to choose from in today’s market for assistive technologies. Two FCSN members share the reasons why the chose particular assistive technology devices to fit the particular needs of their loved ones. Continue reading Assistive Technology for Communication: Two Parents, Two Journeys
As we gear towards reopening, the cost to create a safe and engaging environment is hefty. FCSN’s Reopening Soon Campaign aims to raise over $50,000 by the end of May. Your kind donation can help FCSN WIN $20,000 PRIZE for most number of donors in the Give In May fundraising drive. Continue reading Help FCSN Reopen!
FCSN boldly sponsors the UNITY AGAINST HATE National Rally this Saturday 5/15, 11am at Veteran Memorial Park by Fremont Hall of Justice!! JOIN US!! Continue reading Protect Our Community! Stand Together, Stop Asian Hate!
FCSN Youth Volunteer Katherine He shares her journey from being a sibling to her special needs brother, to volunteering as a teacher for the special needs community at FCSN. During these 3 years of volunteering at FCSN, she has come to learn more about her special needs students, her brother’s friendships with his volunteers, and her own passions. Continue reading From Special Needs Sibling to FCSN Volunteer
FCSN East Bay Day Program Manager Vivian Largusa details how life changed for her since early 2020: welcoming a newborn into the family, returning to work while adjusting to shelter-in-place, and pivoting to provide virtual classes and alternative services to FCSN clients. Continue reading New Challenges Become A New Norm
Adjusting to virtual classes was difficult for FCSN South Bay Adult Day Program Teacher Ramona Diaz at first. But slowly she learned and became adjusted to the new norm along with her clients. Continue reading FCSN and I