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<br /> A GUIDEBOOK FOR PEOPLE WITH<br /> DISABILITIES, THEIR FAMILIES, AND<br /> THE PROFESSIONALS WHO SUPPORT THEM<br /> Following a<br /> CREATIVE<br /> PASSION<br /> A SPECIALTY PUBLICATION OF<br /> 2021-2022<br /> PUBLISHED BY<br /> Stepping Stones NH · 2021-2022 1<br /> OUR MISSION:<br /> The NH Council on Developmental Disabilities is dedicated to dignity,<br /> full rights of citizenship, cultural diversity, equal opportunities and full<br /> participation for all New Hampshire citizens with developmental disabilities.<br /> OUR BELIEF: We believe that citizens OUR WORK: We work alongside people<br /> of all abilities are fully able to participate with disabilities to elevate their voices and<br /> meaningfully in our society when given to bring groups together to plan and build<br /> the supports and opportunities they need. a better life for all of us.<br /> Council Members:<br /> <a title="SteppingStones_21-22 page 1" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/60a17a22?page=1"> A GUIDEBOOK FOR PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES, THEIR F</a> <a title="SteppingStones_21-22 page 2" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/60a17a22?page=2"> OUR </a> <a title="SteppingStones_21-22 page 3" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/60a17a22?page=3"> Table of CONTENTS 4 Welcome </a> <a title="SteppingStones_21-22 page 4" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/60a17a22?page=4"> Dear Stepping Stones NH Readers: I am thrilled t</a> <a title="SteppingStones_21-22 page 5" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/60a17a22?page=5"> Caring for children with complex medical needs ·</a> <a title="SteppingStones_21-22 page 6" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/60a17a22?page=6"> Better Pr Fo th Needed DD ventive Heal r NH Adult</a> <a title="SteppingStones_21-22 page 7" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/60a17a22?page=7"> C M Y CM MY CY CMY K V2 Revised LI-Mosaic Ad for</a> <a title="SteppingStones_21-22 page 8" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/60a17a22?page=8"> STABLE NH Improves It’s Services BY LORRIE RIPLE</a> <a title="SteppingStones_21-22 page 9" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/60a17a22?page=9"> T he STABLE NH program has contin- </a> <a title="SteppingStones_21-22 page 10" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/60a17a22?page=10"> LIFE-LONG LEARNING BY ROBERTA GALLANT I </a> <a title="SteppingStones_21-22 page 11" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/60a17a22?page=11"> It is the mission of CSNI to promote, suppor</a> <a title="SteppingStones_21-22 page 12" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/60a17a22?page=12"> E M RETIR E N T for people with ID/DD in NH B</a> <a title="SteppingStones_21-22 page 13" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/60a17a22?page=13"> her days being filled with multiple structured act</a> <a title="SteppingStones_21-22 page 14" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/60a17a22?page=14"> Following a Creative Passion: THEATER ARTS BY CHE</a> <a title="SteppingStones_21-22 page 15" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/60a17a22?page=15"> W hen I was 10, all I cared Mia.</a> <a title="SteppingStones_21-22 page 16" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/60a17a22?page=16"> Following a Creative Passion: WATERCOLOR ART BY M</a> <a title="SteppingStones_21-22 page 17" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/60a17a22?page=17"> M y name is Michelle Schladen- ha</a> <a title="SteppingStones_21-22 page 18" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/60a17a22?page=18"> SUPPORTED Decision-Making An Alternative to Adult</a> <a title="SteppingStones_21-22 page 19" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/60a17a22?page=19"> A nyone following the Britney Spea</a> <a title="SteppingStones_21-22 page 20" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/60a17a22?page=20"> and challenge a guardianship. 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