Alan Dunlavey graduated from McCann Tech on June 5, 2013 (he not only passed the MCAS, but was on the honor roll). The day before the graduation there was a party at one of Alan's favorite places, the Lickety Split Café at Mass MoCA, to celebrate all the people - teachers, paraprofessionals, therapists, idols, "persons of interest", grandparents - who had contributed so muc
On May 12th in Pittsfield, approximately 60 people gathered at Zucchini's Restaurant in Pittsfield to share stories of self-determination for their children and loved ones with disabilities. BSNA was well represented, and presented a panel to discuss what we have accomplished and learned while working to set up the Brooklyn Street Neighborhood Alliance. Mary Lou and Mel Accetta, Mary Jirkovsky, Heather Williams and Alan Dunlavey presented a slideshow and discussion.