Fialka, Janice

Janice Fialka

Janice Fialka, LMSW, ACSW is a nationally-recognized lecturer, author, and advocate on issues related to disability, parent-professional partnerships, inclusion, raising a child with disabilities, and sibling issues. She is the Special Projects Trainer for Michigan’s Part C Training and T.A. (Early On).  Over the past two decades, Janice has shared her unique vantage point as the mother of Micah, her adult son with an intellectual disability and as an experienced social worker of 40 years. Her newest book, What Matters: Reflections on Disability, Community and Love chronicles her son Micah’s groundbreaking journey of full inclusion in school, community, work and live.  Special Education Pioneer, Ann Turnbull said of it, “If I could recommended a single book about family life and disability to families and professionals alike, hands down, it is this one. “  Janice's trainings are empowering, deeply engaging, and always practical.  For more information, visit: www.danceofpartnership.com

Personal Information

Title/Position: 

Parent, Advocate, LMSW, ACSW

Agency: 

Dance of Partnership

State: 

MI
Contact Information

Phone: 

248-701-9586

Email: 

janice.fialka@gmail.com
Demographics

Primary Role: 

Family Representative

Primary Affiliation: 

Parent Organization

Special Accommodations: 

None

Display Table: 

Full 6' Table
Sessions