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Roxanne Steele

Written by Roxanne Steele Growing up in Indiana in the 1970’s and 80’s, I have to admit I never encountered many people who were different.  Yes different races and economic factors but not anyone with any real disability. 

Alone No More

As I walked into the conference center that Sunday night in 2018, seeing all those kiddos–some I recognized, many I didn’t–but, it felt like I was home with “my people”.

Grandparents View

While I’m preparing to complete the 2020 conference registration for Dorothy and I, we were talking about last years event.  2018 was my second conference.  The first was in 2008 when Chloe was a baby and I learned so much about HPE and about my granddaughter (pictured).  

What HoPE means to us

What is it really…this HOPE? And why is it so important? Hope is something we can feel, but hope is also an intentional choice. Definition; hope  /hōp/ a feeling of expectation and desire for a certain thing to happen.”he looked through her belongings in the hope of coming across some information” synonyms:  aspiration, desire, wish, expectation, ambition, …