Terri Roeder has learned a lot about children with Down Syndrome and Autism as she is the mother of two special needs children, one with Autism and one with a dual diagnosis of Down syndrome and Autism.

Terri is familiar with the difficulties in finding the right services and education services needed for special needs children and brings to the organization her ability to research and assist with dealing with the bureaucracy of finding the right services and help available for special needs children in the areas of education and development as well as continuing education after high school for a special needs adult.

Through her years of interacting with the special needs system Terri has become a strong independent woman with a voice for helping families with special needs.