MSSN Blog

2019 Annual Legislative Reception at the State House
41st Annual Legislative Reception
  The MSSN was honored to co-sponsor the 41st Annual Legislative Reception on March 6, 2019 at the State House! The Arc of Massachusetts and the Massachusetts Developmental Disabilities Council hosted this inspiring event. People with ​disabilities, family members, advocates, state agency heads and their staff, and legislators gathered to discuss legislative priorities. The MSSN shared […]
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Board Member Spotlight: Zachary Rossetti, Ph.D.
Meet Zach Rossetti! Zach joined the MSSN Board in June 2017 and was named Co-President in February of 2019. As an Associate Professor of Special Education in Boston University’s Wheelock College of Education & Human Development, Zach teaches undergraduate and graduate students who will become general education teachers, special education teachers, and related service providers. He conducts research […]
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MSSN Volunteer Spotlight: Brittany Bohrer
Meet Brittany Bohrer! She is a wonderful new volunteer at the MSSN, where she is helping to organize adult sibling “meet and greets” and other types of outreach to siblings of people with disabilities. Brittany currently works as a special education science teacher. and enjoys hiking, travel, and reading in her leisure time.
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The Power of Love: Happy 60th Ron!
2/15/2019 By Cynthia Haddad Originally published by: Special Needs Financial Planning LLC, a specialty practice to Shepherd Financial Partners For my brother Ron, it has always been about his birthday. Every summer of my adult life, the phone calls would begin with “Are you getting ready for my birthday?”. It would be Ron calling, giddy with […]
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Board Member Spotlight: Hillary Dunn Stanisz, Esq.
Meet Hillary Dunn Stanisz! She has served on the MSSN Board of Directors since 2013. Hillary has an older brother with Angelman Syndrome, and as a result of her experience, she has devoted her career to assisting individuals with disabilities and their families. As an attorney at the Disability Law Center, Inc., she represents individuals with disabilities in matters […]