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I am a husband, father, son, brother, uncle and friend. I believe in sharing my talents and experiences by giving back to the community by giving my time to coaching, church and especially to the disability community. I truly believe that all men and women are created equally.

Caring Santa for Children with Special Needs

Caring Santa is coming to Southridge Mall Sunday December 9.

Children with special needs and their families are invited to a special photo session with Caring Santa in an environment set up to support the sensory, physical and other developmental needs of children with all abilities. 

If interested, you need to register. Please follow this link


 I wanted to answer a question that I have been asked by a number of people over the last couple of weeks.

I am considering a run for Alderman.  I have pulled the necessary papers.  I am in the process to talking with a number of people to get input.  I want to make sure that this is the right thing for me and my family at this point in time  I also want to ensure that by running, it will not have a negative impact on my advocacy efforts within the disability community,  

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Reprint of Why "No" to Special Needs Vouchers

There seems to be another push at bringing the Special Needs Voucher program back up in the Legislature.  It is my understanding that it is going to be a part of Urban Education.  I am hearing that it is probably going to come up early in the session.

I am working with a group of concerned parents to help educate the public as to why this is a bad idea. We have started a Facebook page ( Over the next week or so, I will be reposting all of my past blogs on the subject. Here is my blog on my testimony at the introduction of the the bill. 

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Reprint of Why "No" to Special Needs Vouchers Part 2

My continued reasonings why I do not support the Special Needs Voucher.  From July 2011

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Reprint of Why "No" to Special Needs Vouchers Part 3

 My continued reprints of why I do not support the Special Needs Voucher Bill

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Reprint of Why "No" to Special Needs Vouchers Part 4

The final reprint of the reasons that I do not support a Special Needs Voucher Bill


Merry Christmas

On behalf of the entire Fech family, Angie, Tyler, Madisyn, Spencer and myself. We want to wish you and yours a Happy, Safe, Merry and Blessed Christmas.

New Years Wishes

Here’s hoping that 2013 brings with it:

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