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Union County Roundtable Meeting for the Special Needs Community

Union County Freeholder Chairman Sergio Granados welcomed Trisha Yurochko, the head coach of the Children’s Specialized Hospital Paralympic Sports Club Children’s Lightning Wheels, to the Union County Roundtable meeting for the Special Needs Community at the Cranford Community Center.

They were joined by Union County Department of Human Services Director Debbie-Ann Anderson, Union County Division of Outreach and Advocacy Director Maureen Segale-Glenn and Manuel Ramirez and Nicole DeAugustine of the Union County of Office for People with Special Needs.

The roundtable meeting was facilitated by Trisha Yurochko as more than 40 participants discussed and assessed current programs and services offered to individuals with special needs throughout Union County.

The creation of the state’s first-ever Office for People with Special Needs is part of Chairman’s “Moving Union County Forward” initiatives.

For more information about the Office for People with Special Needs, visit

(Photo by Jim Lowney/County)