Bringing special needs families together kick-off celebration

By Chuck Gibson

LOVELAND, OH (September 7, 2022) – Thursday, October 27, is the date for the kick-off celebration for Augie’s Adventures – Aiming to Accommodate All Abilities. Mark it on your calendar.

Augie Terselic, inspiration for Augie’s Adventures (Provided)

Augie’s Adventures is a nonprofit support group organized for special needs families established by Mike and Heidi Terselic parents of Augie for whom the group is named. Augie has Down syndrome and is currently a student at Loveland High School. The purpose/mission is to bring families with disabilities together with professionals and educators who serve and support special needs children along with others who care about people with disabilities. You are invited to join in and learn more at the kick-off celebration Thursday, October 27, at 6:30 p.m. at the Terselic home located at 1242-1250 Neale Lane, Loveland, OH 45140.

“We have booked a phenomenal speaker for this event,” said Heidi Terselic.

Mark J. Hublar – nationally known speaker and self advocate with Down synsrome (Provided)

Guest Speaker Mark J. Hublar is a nationally known self-advocate who will share the story of his own incredible achievements despite having Down syndrome. You won’t want to miss his powerful story. His parents will also share the moving story of how they defied doctors’ recommendations to leave their newborn son behind to be institutionalized in 1964. They’ll share the story of raising Mark before any support services existed. You will not want to miss their compelling testimony.

Augie’s Adventures will enable families to make connections and share resources for navigating obstacles, while building friendships with like-minded families. Augie’s Adventures will facilitate parent support group meetings and other recreational activities to create community. – Mike & Heidi Terselic, Augie’s Parents and co-founders Augie’s Adventures.

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Questions? Text Heidi at: 630-254-8959

Augie’s Adventures Kick-off Celebration

  • Thursday, October 27, 2023 – 6:30 p.m.
  • The Terselic Home at 1242-1250 Neale Lane, Loveland, OH 45140
  • Heated Outdoor Building  – parking on gravel lot around the barn
  • Bring your own folding chair
  • Refreshments will be available
  • A free will offering will be accepted  
  • RSVP by October 23, to Heidi at 630-254-8959

CLICK HERE for more about Guest Speaker Mark J Hublar