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Women Making History: Interview With Cathy & Christina The Chou Hallegra Podcast

    • Health & Fitness

 For over fifteen years, Catherine Hughes have provided comprehensive support and passionate advocacy to individuals and self-advocates, their families, and surrounding natural supports such as schools, churches, daycare facilities, as well as healthcare organizations, transition providers, and other applicable sources throughout communities. Navigating "the system" is often a daunting task - but she believes that receiving services and supports to be independent, successful, and well, should never be. Follow her at https://www.facebook.com/caffeinatedadvocate/



Christina Abernethy is a dedicated wife and mother of 3 from a small town called Ohio Township. She is a passionate activist for individuals and families impacted by disabilities. With her own family being touched by multiple diagnoses including autism, she has coordinated events for local and national charitable organizations to fund research, support services and even service dogs for families like ours. She has served on a local walk committee, participated in a local gala, coached a special needs cheerleading team, and have won awards for successful fundraising endeavors including those for “Team Bubba” created in honor of our son with autism. Follow her at https://www.facebook.com/LoveHopeandAutism/ 



Both of Cathy and Christina were co-authors for the #ausome book "It's Going to Be Aulright! available at https://bit.ly/AuSomeMoms


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 For over fifteen years, Catherine Hughes have provided comprehensive support and passionate advocacy to individuals and self-advocates, their families, and surrounding natural supports such as schools, churches, daycare facilities, as well as healthcare organizations, transition providers, and other applicable sources throughout communities. Navigating "the system" is often a daunting task - but she believes that receiving services and supports to be independent, successful, and well, should never be. Follow her at https://www.facebook.com/caffeinatedadvocate/



Christina Abernethy is a dedicated wife and mother of 3 from a small town called Ohio Township. She is a passionate activist for individuals and families impacted by disabilities. With her own family being touched by multiple diagnoses including autism, she has coordinated events for local and national charitable organizations to fund research, support services and even service dogs for families like ours. She has served on a local walk committee, participated in a local gala, coached a special needs cheerleading team, and have won awards for successful fundraising endeavors including those for “Team Bubba” created in honor of our son with autism. Follow her at https://www.facebook.com/LoveHopeandAutism/ 



Both of Cathy and Christina were co-authors for the #ausome book "It's Going to Be Aulright! available at https://bit.ly/AuSomeMoms


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Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/chouhallegra/support

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