Show: Family Organizations- Working Together, Growing Stronger

Episode: Part 1 of 2 - Family Organizations: Working Together, Growing Stronger

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Episode Description:

Part I and Part 2 are stand-alone videos... shorter versions of the full-length show.

In Part 1, the Maine Alliance of Family Organizations (MAFO) premieres three personal stories of the life-changing importance of family organization membership. Julia Bell, Executive Director of the Maine Developmental Disabilities Council lends her personal experience to the introduction. She is followed by parents from G.E.A.R. Parent Network/Learning Disabilities Assocation of Maine; Maine Parent Federation and Southern Maine Parent Awareness describing the empowerment they've gained from knowledge sharing, peer support and self-advocacy, all of which can lead to intergenerational resiliency.

In addition to the above-referenced organizations, MAFO comprises: Adoptive & Foster Families of Maine, Autism Society of Maine, and the National Alliance on Mental Illness of Maine.

This video was produced and directed by Round Point Movies and THRIVE. Special thanks to Sharon and Chuck Carter for the use of their home and to Julia Bell for her personal and professional input.

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File Name of SD Episode: MAFO Part 1.mpeg

Total SD Episode Video Runtime (hh:mm:ss): 00:14:34

File Size of SD Episode Video: 720,794,803 Bytes

Resolution of SD Episode Video: 720x480

Date SD Episode Video Uploaded: Sunday, May 29, 2011 - 10:45

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