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Living Life With an Invisible Disability

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

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

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

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

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

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...

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Meet the Council…Julie Blomberg

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

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

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

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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Supporting Families During the Holiday Season

Supporting Families During the Holiday Season

Supporting Families During the Holiday Season The decorations are up, holiday gatherings are happening, and festive music can be heard in every store you go into - it must be December!! While this time of year brings joy to many, it may also bring sadness to those who...

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Adaptive & Unified Sports: A Win for Inclusion

Adaptive & Unified Sports: A Win for Inclusion

Adaptive & Unified Sports: A Win For Inclusion There are many positive benefits of playing a sport. Studies show that participating in physical activities, whether as part of a team or individually, leads to physical, mental, emotional, and social growth. As a...

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#GivingTuesday 2021: Oral Health is Overall Health

#GivingTuesday 2021: Oral Health is Overall Health

#GivingTuesday 2021: Oral Health is Overall Health Today (November 30th) is #GivingTuesday! The purpose of #GivingTuesday is to promote making a positive difference within your community, and showcasing the issues that are facing our society today.  This year - our...

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Distributing Funds To Those We Support

Distributing Funds To Those We Support

Distributing Funds To Those We Support Our fundraising efforts are a key aspect of our area agency. The Annual Golf Challenge, Kids Carnival, and Silent Auction are just some of the ways we raise money - and promote community awareness about our organization. ...

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NDEAM: Choose Disability-Owned Businesses

NDEAM: Choose Disability-Owned Businesses

NDEAM: Choose Disability-Owned Businesses A High Unemployment Rate October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM). Earlier this month - we showcased why this initiative exists, the many benefits of hiring someone with a disability, and encouraged...

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America’s Recovery: Powered By Inclusion

America’s Recovery: Powered By Inclusion

America’s Recovery: Powered By Inclusion National Disability Employment Awareness Month October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM). According to the Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP), this year’s campaign is focused on “ensuring that...

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Meet The Council…Mike Needleman

Meet The Council…Mike Needleman

Meet The Council...Mike Needleman 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 12...

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