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A new start by Marci Mortensen

Marci and Family Last summer my husband and I, along with our four children, made the Rogue Valley our new home. This was our second move through two states in two years, and finding the services and providers necessary for our family had proved to be a challenge. Our third child has Cerebral Palsy. She is an engaging, happy, and fun-spirited four year old, who also uses a wheelchair for mobility, has limited language, and has many other motor and developmental delays. Getting her plugged in to the many services that she needs takes time and research, and as it turns out, connections help too. That’s where Bridging Communities has been a lifeline for us. I happened upon a booth for Bridging Communities in a local health and wellness fair a few weeks after our move to Oregon. I was desperate for any information I could get my hands on, and I bombarded them with questions. Stacy (Bridging Communities) and Heather (FACT Oregon) were so kind and gracious and sent me packing w