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Warm and Precious Welcome Back

After the pandemic forced FCSN to move programs online for an extended period of time, the gradual ease in health and safety restrictions finally allowed FCSN staff to prepare for the reopening of in-person classes everyone has been looking forward to. South Bay WILL Training Program Manager Annabelle Foz shares how the staff came together to meet the tall order with passion and dedication, and detailed the steps FCSN followed to prepare for a smooth and safe reopening. Continue reading Warm and Precious Welcome Back

Never Give Up, Always Have Hope: The Story of Anna and FCSN

Anna Wang is one of the co-founders of FCSN, inspired and driven by the autism diagnosis of her son, Lawrence. During the 25 years since a group of parents came together, Anna has helped create many programs for children, adults, and families, fostered a sense of community, and been an outspoken advocate for the rights of special needs individuals. Through countless challenges, Anna has stayed motivated with the mantra of never giving up, always having hope, and trusting that it would bring happiness. Continue reading Never Give Up, Always Have Hope: The Story of Anna and FCSN

FCSN 25th Anniversary Special : Q&A With the Co-Founders PART 4

The co-founders share their most memorable stories forming FCSN, including helping other parents face frustration and overcome challenges, forming the bi-weekly Family Gathering, tackling the Dream Project, discovering talents and developing the Special Needs Talent Showcase, and seeing students interact with the community at the FCSN Booth. Continue reading FCSN 25th Anniversary Special : Q&A With the Co-Founders PART 4