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Raising the Voices of Siblings…Aaron Duffy

Raising the Voices of Siblings...Aaron Duffy Aaron Duffy and her sister Devon have been close throughout their entire lives. For the past 17 years, Aaron has been a Home Care Provider (HCP) for her sister who has a rare genetic condition that impacts her speech,...

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Raising the Voices of Siblings…Sarah Tubbs

Raising the Voices of Siblings…Sarah Tubbs When Nicole Tubbs was born, she had a small part of her heart missing and was missing a chromosome. Throughout the past 23 years, Nicole has experienced countless doctor’s appointments and multiple open-heart surgeries. Her...

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Living Life With an Invisible Disability

Living Life With an Invisible Disability According to the Invisible Disabilities Association (IDA), an invisible disability is a physical, mental, or neurological condition that is not visible from the outside - yet can limit or challenge a person’s movement, senses,...

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Raising The Voices of Siblings: Tori Swillum

Raising The Voices of Siblings: Tori Swillum Tori Swillum and her brother Dylan share a close bond. As twins, the siblings attended school together and grew up side-by-side. Now, at age 23, Tori and Dylan are as close as ever, and she remains dedicated to being an...

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Understanding Supported Decision-Making

Understanding Supported Decision-Making Last August, New Hampshire Governor Chris Sununu signed Senate Bill 134. The bill, which became effective on January 1st of this year, recognizes Supported Decision Making (SDM) as an alternative to guardianship for adults with...

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Don’t Miss This…Fun Winter Activities

Don’t Miss This…Fun Winter Activities We are still in the thick of winter! Some people enjoy skiing, snowboarding, building snow-people, and other outdoor activities. Others prefer to spend time inside with some hot cocoa and watch a movie, play board games, or...

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Raising the Voices of Siblings: Ken Ferreira

Raising the Voices of Siblings: Ken Ferreira Ken Ferreira is on our organization’s Board of Directors (BOD). Participating in conversations about how our area agency operates, sharing resources and stories with others on the Board, and discussing issues that impact...

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Speaking Up About Accessible & Affordable Housing

Speaking Up About Accessible & Affordable Housing New Hampshire citizens with developmental disabilities, members of advocacy organizations, and legislators gathered last month in Concord to discuss barriers when it comes to accessible and affordable housing in our...

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Meet the Council…Julie Blomberg

Meet the Council…Julie Blomberg The Community Crossroads Family Support Council (FSC) is an advisory board to the Community Crossroads agency to support, educate, and empower families. Families helping families is the best way to describe this group of volunteers.  In...

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Top 10 Most-Read Blogs of 2021

Top 10 Most-Read Blogs of 2021 2021 has come to an end!  We hope the year brought you joy, happiness, and that you were able to learn something new from our blog posts. The purpose of our blog posts is to educate those with disabilities, parents, caretakers,...

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2021 Door Decorating Contest

2021 Door Decorating Contest Did you know that each year we hold our very own door decorating contest here at the office? Check out this year's winning doors! 1st Place: Oh Deer (Whitney McMahon) 2nd Place: Fiscal Express (Stacy Merriam) 3rd Place: The Grinch (Stacey...

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Colby’s Crossroads…99 Blogs Later

Colby’s Crossroads…99 Blogs Later Two and a half years ago I began writing blogs for Community Crossroads. In my first blog, I wrote about my diagnosis of CHARGE syndrome, my passion for writing, and some of my biggest accomplishments such as graduating from Keene...

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