Saturday, September 25, 2010

Amy Gould Caraballo’s True Colours

Amy Gould Caraballo
Amy Gould Caraballo
Amy Gould Caraballo
Amy Gould Caraballo
Amy Gould Caraballo
Amy Gould Caraballo
Amy Gould Caraballo
Amy Gould Caraballo
Amy Gould Caraballo
Amy Gould Caraballo is a mother and advocate to a son with Asperger's Syndrome. After dealing with the local school district's inability to educate her son, Amy has become a devoted advocate to all children with special needs.  She is her son's educational coach for his Cyber School program through the Pennsylvania Virtual Charter School, a public charter.

Since November 2009, Amy Caraballo has been writing for the as the Pittsburgh Special Education Examiner where she reports on Special Education issues as they pertain to the Western Pennsylvania region. Recently, she has started the Disability Advocacy Network of Mercer County (DANMC).

DANMC is a registered business in Pennsylvania working on Not for Profit status. DANMC provides free services to those in and around Mercer County, Pennsylvania. Currenlty, Amy Gould Caraballo is seeking advocates and board members who wish to volunteer their time to work with DANMC. If you are interested, visit for more information.

In the past, Amy Gould Caraballo has worked with the following advocacy groups:
  • The Autistic Women's Network (AWN)
  • Advocates Against Fraud in Advocacy (AAFA)
  • ARC of Pennsylvania Systems and Governmental Affairs
  • Early Childhood and Education subcommittee member
  • Pennsylvania Gaskin Settlement Agreement Overall Implementation Committee
  • PA Right to Education Local Task Force
  • Green Grannies and Friends for Clean Air
  • Healthy Kids committee
  • Mothers of Asthmatics Member (AANMA)
  • American Lung Association Parent Outreach
  • Pennsylvania Families Together for Autism
  • Autism Society of America Member
  • Autistic Self Advocacy Network (ASAN)
  • Families Against Restraint and Seclusion (national)
In her spare time she enjoys singing with the Shenango Valley Chorale and participates in community theatre.

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