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SQUARE PEG FOUNDATION
June 27, 2012

My 13 year old son takes riding here & we love it! The Square Peg folks are friendly, caring and careful. The most wonderfully unique thing about Square Peg is that it is all inclusive - so regardless of the needs of a child, all are welcome and included and feel important here. Both of my kids (one with disabilities & one without) adore Square Peg, are challenged, comfortable, and learn new things every time. A true gem!

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How would you describe the help you got from this organization?

A lot

How likely are you to recommend this organization to a friend?

Definitely

How do you feel you were treated by this organization?

Very Well

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2012

MY ROLE:
Client Served

FOUNDATION FOR HEARING RESEARCH INC
August 25, 2008

In 1999 my son was born deaf - we knew nothing about how to begin this journey. From infancy to age 4 we attended a school in Redwood City called JWPSOD (Jean Weingarten Peninsula Oral School for the Deaf) - this educational foundation has been nothing short of a miracle for our family. Our son is now 9, has 2 cochlear implants that enable him to hear, speak perfectly & read up a storm, play piano beautifully, sing (not so well), talk on the cell phone, and hear a whisper - sometimes he just doesn't know when to be quiet :-)

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What I've enjoyed the most about my experience with this nonprofit is...

how they taught our family to be involved in our child's education.

The kinds of staff and volunteers that I met were...

incredibly smart and dedicated, creative, caring, and patient.

If this organization had 10 million bucks, it could...

serve more children and families who have the greatest needs, particularly families with additional challenges, such as more than 1 child who is deaf, a child who is deaf with additional disabilities, a family who earns a lower-than-average income, or doesn't speak English as a first language.

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2008

MY ROLE:
Client Served & Participated in the school as a parent, helped other parents new to the school learn to advocate for their child.