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I firmly believe that everything happens for a reason.

Posted on: July 19th, 2017

I was touched and impressed with the great work of the Brighton Center team when I was introduced to the organization in 2012 during my time as a United Way loan executive.  I had no idea how important this introduction would be for my family a few years later. My husband and I were blessed… Read More »

BABY LAUREN BEATS THE ODDS

Posted on: June 7th, 2017

BABY LAUREN BEATS THE ODDS United Way of San Antonio and Bexar County Newsletter, June 2017 At 30 weeks’ gestation, a local family learned that their little princess had a life-threatening condition called Hydrops, severe edema (swelling) in the fetus, and the prognosis did not look good. With fluid surrounding all of “Lauren’s” major organs,… Read More »

3 year old Alana is making great strides thanks to Brighton!

Posted on: March 22nd, 2017

Alana was born on August 23, 2103. That November, Alana began to have seizures on a daily basis and her doctors in San Antonio couldn’t figure out why she was having seizures so they referred to specialists in Houston. When Alana was 7 months old, her neurologist diagnosed her with Tuberous Sclerosis Complex (TSC). TSC… Read More »

Brighton Center Visits Austin To talk to lawmakers about the importance of early intervention

Posted on: March 22nd, 2017

On March 2, Brighton Center’s CEO, Kim Jefferies and Early Childhood Intervention Director (ECI), Holly Grogan, visited lawmakers in Austin to remind them of the importance of early intervention services for babies and toddlers.  After a $350 million budget cut went into effect in December, affecting an estimated 60,000 special needs children in Texas, Brighton wanted… Read More »

The Source: How Will State Budget Cuts Affect Therapy Providers For Disabled Children?

Posted on: March 2nd, 2017

By KIM JOHNSON • FEB 27, 2017 A $350 million budget cut approved by state lawmakers went into effect in December, affecting an estimated 60,000 special needs children in Texas.  The cuts targeted Medicaid reimbursement rates to early childhood intervention therapists and providers. Texas House Speaker Joe Straus from San Antonio previously said reversing the cuts… Read More »

Bexar County therapy providers project financial losses under Medicaid cuts

Posted on: February 7th, 2017

Bexar County therapy providers project financial losses under Medicaid cuts By Elena Mejia Lutz, San Antono Express News Staff Writer February 4, 2017 Updated: February 4, 2017 9:00pm After Texas moved forward with cuts in Medicaid reimbursements to therapists who work with disabled children, providers in Bexar County are projecting losses in the hundreds of… Read More »

WHAT STATE BUDGET CUTS MEANS FOR BRIGHTON CENTER AND THE FAMILIES WE SERVE

Posted on: January 30th, 2017

Brighton Center’s Early Childhood Intervention program (ECI) provides home-based therapy services to 1,700 babies and toddlers (ages 0-3) every year throughout Bexar County.  66% of the families that are served through this program are on Medicaid and in 2016  Medicaid reimbursement rates in the State of Texas for therapy services were cut by an average… Read More »

Brighton Center ranked #5 Nonprofit to work for in the country!

Posted on: April 4th, 2016

Brighton Center is #2 on the Nonprofit Times list as a best place to work! For 6th Year in a Row, San Antonio’s Brighton Center is at the top of the Nonprofit Times Best Nonprofits to Work List! Brighton Center has been nationally recognized by the NonProfit Times, the leading business publication for nonprofit management,… Read More »

2nd Annual iWalk for Inclusion Walk Draws over 1100 People and Raises $35k

Posted on: August 19th, 2015

On Sunday, August 16th, Brighton Center held its 2nd iWalk for Inclusion at Morgan’s Wonderland. The iWalk generated nearly 1,100 participants and despite the FREE price tag, the community came together and raised $35,000 for the nonprofit. Event participants enjoyed 1 mile walk around the scenic lake at Morgan’s along with celebrity walkers, Brighton swag,… Read More »