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Meet Hassan Samantar

Meet Hassan Samantar, a parent advocate at PACER Center who serves Minnesota’s Somali population. In this series of videos, Hassan provides historical context for why Somali families came to America, discusses the challenges many Somali families face when having a child with a disability, and offers advice to Somali families who have transition-age youth.

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April 2015 247 Somali Parents, Community Supports, Perseverance Voices of Experience

Hassan Samantar on Somali Families and Disability

Hassan Samantar discusses how Somali culture impacts families and their experience with having a child with a disability.

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April 2015 109 Somali Parents, Impact of Disability on Family, Family Support Voices of Experience

Hassan Samantar on Advice to Somali Families

Hassan Samantar offers advice to Somali families about youth transitioning to adulthood.

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April 2015 112 Somali Parents, Special Education, Family Support Voices of Experience