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Empowering families and their children to face the odds

Our Story

Autistic children. Care of child mental health with a child psychologist using a psychotherapy session

Chances Advocates derived from our journey as parents to our 5-year-old Autistic son. Our son has changed our lives in so many positive ways. Our son was diagnosed at the age of 2 years old and was non-verbal until the age of 5. After receiving the diagnosis of Autism in 2018, as a family, we felt lost, sad, confused, and had limited places to turn to. During this time, my husband and I struggled with the denial and acceptance stages. As a licensed clinical social worker, I decided to advocate for a smooth transition to services for autistic children while focusing on the physical and mental well-being of the parent/ caregiver. Our goal is to decrease the feeling of stress, depression, and isolation while families navigate and embark on this journey.

Mission

Our mission is to provide a smooth pathway to help children and families through the early stages of an Autism diagnosis. Focusing on providing emotional support, counseling, case management, education, resources, and encouragement to all families.

Who We Serve

Chances Advocates will provide services to children ages 18 months to 21 years of age. In addition, provide individual and group counseling to any parent, caregiver or relative of a special needs child.

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