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SPAN Parent Advocacy Network

Empowering families as advocates and partners in improving education, health/mental health and human services outcomes for infants, toddlers, children, youth and young adults.

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We are committed to children and families with the greatest need due to disability or special health/mental health needs; poverty; discrimination based on race/ethnicity, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, language, immigrant or homeless status; involvement in the child welfare or juvenile justice systems; geographic location; or other special circumstances.  SPAN’s individual assistance, workshops, and resources are available in languages other than English.  Learn more about us.

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Make a Lasting Impression
The SPAN Parent Advocacy Network invites our friends, parents, partners, and affiliated organizations to take part in a unique opportunity to be featured on our Tree of Gratitude, which will grace the entryway of our new office. 

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Find support, trainings, assistance and other information and resources here.

SPAN Policy & Advocacy

Our Advocacy Work

We often advocate on behalf of children and families with the greatest need by issuing public comments on important education or healthcare issues.  View them here.

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