Class of 2020 — Patricia Firkser

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Patricia Firkser

Dripping Springs

Patricia Firkser is from Dripping Springs. “My goal in this program is to learn how to advocate in different ways for both my son and others in my community,” Firkser said. “Ultimately, as a Mexican American mom, I want to teach other Hispanic parents how to advocate for their kids.”

Project Title

Social Stories for Teens by Teens

Project Description

Create videos of social stories to help prepare students and young adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities for life after school. The partner is working with her son, teachers, and students at the school to develop these stories. The videos will be available through a website, which will also include resource links, secondary education opportunities, relevant films, and book recommendations.

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