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Saturday, June 3, 2023

Mike Briggs

Mike Briggs is the President and CEO of Little Friends. Little Friends empowers clients with autism and other developmental disabilities to thrive in our community. Their groundbreaking programs and nationally-renowned staff provide lifelong opportunities for growth, so their clients can work, learn, play and experience the joy of life’s everyday moments.

Little Friends: Trauma support and its impact on people with intellectual disabilities

Every month I try to write about something positive about the people we serve with disabilities, and the work done by so many to...

Little Friends: April is Autism Acceptance Month

In March of 2021, the Autism Society of America officially announced a shift in terminology from Autism Awareness month to Autism Acceptance Month. The...

Little Friends: Community Services for Children & Adults with Intellectual and other types of Developmental Disabilities

It struck me after participating in an update for our legislators with several other providers that some of the information we shared that day...

Little Friends: Record employment for people with disabilities

With last month’s announcement of our new facility and plans to implement more opportunities for personal development and job training for people with disabilities,...

More new space for Little Friends

Late this fall, Little Friends was presented with an opportunity to add new space for the organization’s future. I’m pleased to share that we...

Little Friends: A time to say thank you

By the time this column goes to press, our Thanksgiving holiday will have passed us all. I hope that you and your families experienced...

Little Friends: Employment for people with disabilities

One of the more active topics this past year related to people with disabilities has been the work done by many focused on creating...

Awake Labs – Pilot study with Little Friends

At Little Friends, we spend most of our time working to help make the lives of those we serve, individuals with intellectual/developmental disabilities (I/DD)...

Little Friends – A new team model… more innovation for Krejci Academy

Over the past year, our Educational Services team has been working hard on developing new ways to support the children we serve dealing with...

Little Friends – Importance of family support

Little Friends is on a fiscal year that ends at the end of every June. Like every other business, we look at opportunities where...
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