Mar 12, 2019 12:00 PM
rEcess! by 99 Balloons - Jennicca & Heidi
rEcess! by 99 Balloons

Join us for our weekly lunch meeting Tuesdays in Breckenridge, upstairs at Fatty's Pizzeria (106 South Ridge Street) 12pm MT.

"Building inclusive communities so that every person with a disability and their family can live a full life within relationships and changing the story of disability by proclaiming the worth and image-bearing beauty of each and every human being."
When:  2nd Friday of schoolyear months, 6-8:30pm
What:  Theme-based monthly respit care - parents' night out
 
We are excited to hear from our very good friend Jennicca and Heidi about this important topic.
 
What is rEcess?
99 Balloons began rEcess, which is a respite night for families with children with disabilities and their siblings. Many times parents never get a break because of the medical needs of their child, which can be very overwhelming. The divorce stats for couples that have a child with special needs are VERY high- nearly 90%.
One of our goals is to hopefully create some normalcy for the siblings as well, with the intent to eventually create a type of support group. Siblings are often very overlooked and can feel isolated because all of the attention is typically focused on their sibling. There can be a lot of acting out when they are teens due to confusion on the complexity of their feelings and we strongly feel creating a support group will create a safe outlet with peers who understand.
 
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