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Melissa Beam 2021 Texas Partners Graduate

Melissa Beam


Melissa Beam, of Anna, is interested in expanding inclusion in her community. “I am working with neighborhood services to update our playgrounds and recreational areas in Anna to become more accessible and inclusive,” said Beam.

Project Title

Recognizing Abuse and Routes to Take

Project Description

Create a training resource on how to recognize the signs of abuse in individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities. The routes to take after abuse can be confusing during a difficult time. Beam wants to provide resources that support families in figuring out what comes next, after abuse occurs.