Patrica Fernandez grew up in Spain but has lived in Granada, Nicaragua for many years and is currently director of Corozon Contento (Happy Heart) a program that helps children with developmental disabilities. The program provides physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech therapy and psychological services along with a parenting school. The program helps about 300 children a year. In addition, the program advocates for the rights of the disabled. Patrica is fluent in Spanish and English.
Location: Holy Trinity Parish Center (512 Westfield Ave, Westfield NJ)
Topics to be discussed: Patricia will discuss details of her work in Nicaragua as well as the current situation in Nicaragua and what we can do to help.