1 February MOLLY LAYCHAK WHALEN February 1, 2017 By Leadership Outfitters Shout Out special education 0 Molly Laychak Whalen is a member of the strategic development team who piloted and designed sensory friendly programming for families with children with special needs at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, DC area. Molly also helped to create the local efforts of the ArtAbility program, a collaborative arts experience for middle school students with autism; and launched a popular community-based special needs resource fair in the Washington, DC area. She has a passion for improving the environment of special education for all stakeholders, and creating a positive experience for parents and families of children with special needs within the Washington DC metropolitan area educational community. Most recently her family participated in the International Spy Museum’s first ever “Access to Spy” a sensory friendly experience for local families. Click here to link to the Spy Museum’s Access Program featured in the Washington Post. We are double proud to feature Molly this month because she has also been a Leadership Outfitters’ team member for more than 15 years – thanks for all you do Molly! Related Articles Best Buddies! Congratulations to the University of Virginia (UVA) Best Buddies chapter for being awarded an Outstanding Chapter award for the 2022-2023 school year! UVA Best Buddies excelled this past academic year in programming and community development. Their spring satellite Friendship Walk was one of the highlights of our 2023 Friendship Walk season in Virginia and DC. The State Director and UVA Alumnae, Molly Whalen, received the award on behalf of the UVA Best Buddies chapter. https://www.bestbuddies.org/vadc/ Showing 0 Comment Comments are closed.