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SNSC’s resiliency

Check out our newest newsletter where our amazing Executive Director, Dr Kendra LaRoche speaks on the resiliency of SNSC! https://mailchi.mp/snsc-uv/special-needs-support-center-news?fbclid=IwAR28uYU6-m9X6Kzi4hQSydTQU_fXS-G8eMu_lln8dH3FlDwSFWER46gpfuM

Meet Kathy McCarty, SNSC’s Youth Coordinator.

The Special Needs Support Center is Pleased to Announce the Hiring of Kathy McCarty. Kathy’s new fresh start as SNSC’s Youth Coordinator. Kathy recently relocated to the Upper Valley with her husband and joined SNSC as the Youth Coordinator. She has years of experience with children with special needs. She adores her new home, making […]

The Special Needs Support Center welcomes Dr. Kendra LaRoche as the new Executive Director

Dr. Kendra LaRoche (she/her) comes to the Special Needs Support Center (SNSC) as a leader in the education world with over 20 years’ experience, the most recent as the assistant principal in charge of special education and behavior at Manchester Elementary/Middle School.  Kendra was a first-generation college student who worked her way up to masters’ […]

Emma Woloshin is appointed as SNSC Advocacy Program Coordinator.

SNSC’s own Emma Woloshin is appointed as the Advocacy Program Coordinator A hallmark of SNSC’s 40+ year history is its special needs advocacy with the trained and committed volunteers who work on behalf of special needs speople within the legal and educational systems as advocates. The advocates help every special needs person find their way […]

Summer Camp Position

Do you want to spend your summer in the beautiful Upper Valley? Are you looking for a fun way to make lives better for families? Teaching campers the skills to succeed in arts, sports, and life? Come join us at Camp Aspire! For more than forty years the Special Needs Support Center (SNSC) has worked […]

Executive Director Search

For more than forty years the Special Needs Support Center (SNSC) has worked to create a community where people with disabilities can live their best lives. We are looking for a leader who can live out our values and support our vision for the future of SNSC. The organization serves people with disabilities and their […]

Announcing Laura’s Departure from SNSC

After 5 years of tireless work to further The Special Needs Support Center’s (SNSC’s) mission, vision, and values, Laura Perez, is transitioning from her role as Executive Director. During her tenure, Laura has been the driving force behind SNSC’s growth and success as an organization. A brief sample of her many accomplishments include:  Making SNSC […]

A Fond Farewell From Laura

Dear SNSC Family, I am reaching out to announce my planned transition from the Executive Director role at the Special Needs Support Center.  When I began my work at SNSC I had no idea of the wonderful journey I was about to embark on. Through both the fun and challenging times, our team has always […]

Job Posting-Summer Program Facilitator

Please submit cover letter and resume to Laura@snsc-uv.org. Hours: Temporary 35 hours a week Dates: Mid-July to August with the possibility to extend                 The Special Needs Support Center (SNSC) is an equal opportunity employer. We genuinely value a diverse workforce and inclusive culture and aim for a hiring […]

Person first vs. identity first language

In the 1970’s, the person first movement aimed to empower people with disabilities by emphasizing their individuality and personhood, rather than their disabilities. Person-first language offered a way to do that. In daily conversations person-first language separated the person and the disability and focused on the person. Many parents and professionals have been trained to […]