Meet Family Leaders
Leaders come in all shapes and sizes and with very diverse passions, interests and skills. Click on the photos below to read or listen to stories of family leaders from across the country.
Leadership Within Their Family
These family leaders have used their leadership skills to make a difference within their own family. This may be within their community, local school district or anywhere else their family is connected to.
Leadership to Support Other Families
These family leaders have used their leadership skills to support other families who are experiencing challenges or events that are similar to what their family has gone through. This might include activities such as one-on-one mentoring to another parent or family or starting or facilitating a support group.
Leadership Within Systems
These family leaders have used their leadership skills to help organizations, service systems, or policy makers to improve services to better meet the needs of individuals who are deaf-blind and their families. This might include activities such as serving on an advisory board or council, focus group, or sharing their family story with legislators or other decision makers.
Jamey and Amy McVicker