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Sunday, February 5, 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.

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...

Little Friends: Getting a glimpse of new technologies for service providers

In mid-June, I had the privilege of attending a conference organized and run by Open Minds. This organization is one that provides consulting services...

Little Friends to work with Northwestern University

For several years now, Little Friends has been having discussions with members of the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine on how we could...

Little Friends: Be inspired to help

During the past month, I had the privilege of being invited to speak to several individuals with foundations where their location for the winter...

Little Friends: Our new world… doing more with less

There are months writing this column when the topic to cover is easy to write about. Reflecting on the fact that this month starts...