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A Reflection about the leadership of Dr. Carl Mores by Dave Manzo

The MAAPS community lost one of its giants when Dr. Carl Mores died at the age of 86 on February 15, 2024. Carl was a guiding force in the early…
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Discussing Disability: Notes from MAAPS Public Affairs Committee

By Amy Sousa, PhD CEO, The Guild for Human Services & Director, MAAPS Board of Directors  Originally submitted to the MAAPS Board November 7, 2022  Leonardo da Vinci once said, “Simplicity…
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The Crisis in Special Education

I will never forget the children’s book Seven Little Rabbits (“seven little rabbits walking down the road to call on old friend toad …”). It was the book I memorized…
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Guest Post: 50 Years of Chapter 766- A Personal Perspective

Author Marc Kerble working with a student in 1989 Dear Families, Fifty years ago, I entered Bridgewater State College’s special education department as a freshman.  I knew there was a…
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MAAPS Heart Economy: Workforce

As our nation celebrates the 31st anniversary of the signing of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) this week, we face a crisis in our ability to help those who…
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Welcome 2021: A New Year’s Message from MAAPS

Eds, Meds … and Special EdDid you know that Massachusetts is known as the “eds and meds” state? It is a nickname that we should be proud of, especially in…
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