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FCSN’s Fremont Center Named “Chenming & Margaret Hu Center”

On April 12, 2022, FCSN unveiled a new name for their first Fremont Center: “Chenming & Margaret Hu Center” to honor Dr. Chenming and Margaret Hu for their on-going support and latest donation of half a million dollars to FCSN to help build better programs and improve its facilities. Continue reading FCSN’s Fremont Center Named “Chenming & Margaret Hu Center”

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FCSN and BRI Spread the Importance of Giving Back to the Community

On December 22, 2021, FCSN held a Christmas concert in collaboration with BRI Youth Volunteer Group, a local non-for-profit organization based in Fremont. Aside from the concert, BRI has also been regularly leading a Reading Club for FCSN. Through collaborations such as the concert, reading club, and donations to FCSN, the two organizations are promoting special needs awareness within and beyond our community. Continue reading FCSN and BRI Spread the Importance of Giving Back to the Community

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Dream Achiever’s 2022 Premiere

Earlier last month, Dream Achiever had its first in-person performance of the year: a celebration of Lunar New Year. The pandemic put their live performances on hold for over a year, and the band had only recently resumed their in-person concerts in June 2021. Band manager and parent Anna Wang shared the experiences of the band members as they navigated online performances and the inability to interact with their audience, as well as the joy of returning to in-person performances. Continue reading Dream Achiever’s 2022 Premiere

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從醫師的觀點您需要知道關於歐米克隆(Omicron) 的知識

在具高度傳染性的歐米克隆環繞下,家長們擔心寒假後返校子女的健康和安全,以及疫苗是否能保護孩子免受病毒侵害的疑慮。華人特殊兒童之友外展與家庭支持團隊了解家長的擔憂,再次邀請王彥邦醫師 Dr. Albert Wang 於今年 1 月 14 日回到每週五的粵語和華語家長支持會與大家討論這個重要的議題,分享他對 COVID-19 的專業知識以及傳遞防疫新知。 Continue reading 從醫師的觀點您需要知道關於歐米克隆(Omicron) 的知識

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What You Need to Know About Omicron from a Physician’s Perspective

The highly contagious Omicron variant’s rapid spread has caused major concerns for parents who are worried about the health and safety of their children returning to school after winter break. During the January 14 Outreach & Family Support, FCSN once again invited Dr. Albert Wang to share his professional knowledge on this important topic, as well as give advice on what parents can do to mitigate the virus. Continue reading What You Need to Know About Omicron from a Physician’s Perspective

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FCSN Receives Five Automated External Defibrillators from ZOLL

In December 2021, FCSN received a donation of five automated external defibrillators (AED) with accessories from ZOLL Medical Corporation. Intended to resuscitate victims of sudden cardiac arrest, an AED checks a victim’s heart rhythm through adhesive electrodes and administers an electric shock through the chest and into the heart. With these machines, FCSN will be able to provide trained staff with the proper equipment and guidance to treat a medical emergency. Continue reading FCSN Receives Five Automated External Defibrillators from ZOLL

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A Foreword to FCSN’s New Book

FCSN recently published a compilation of stories in their new book, “Friends of Children with Special Needs – Building a Dream Community.” Written by FCSN staff, parents, clients, and volunteers, the book chronicles the history of FCSN in the past 25 years. This is the foreword to the book, written by FCSN parent, Board Member, and Chair, Chenming Hu.
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Documenting the History of FCSN – FCSN’s 25th Anniversary Book

To celebrate FCSN’s 25th anniversary, FCSN published “Friends of Children with Special Needs – Building a Dream Community”, a documentary book on the history of our organization. FCSN co-founder James Chiao compiled and edited the book, he describes the motivation and thought process behind this project. Continue reading Documenting the History of FCSN – FCSN’s 25th Anniversary Book