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Divergent Beginnings is a Non-profit that assists families of neurodiverse children to be successful. Our goal is to bridge the gap between the pediatrician’s office and fulfilling the child’s needs. The following services are provided:

-Peer Coaching

-Application Assistance

-Support to Obtain a diagnosis

-Locating Therapy Services

-Elopement Assistance (Coming Soon)

-In Person Peer Support Groups

-Community Workshops

-Behavioral Workshops

-Sensory Regulation Assistance

-Adaptive Equipment (Coming Soon)

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What is Neurodiversity?

Neurodiverse means that one’s brain processes information differently then the “typical”, aka Neurotypical person. These difference may vary from one person to another and may include sensory, social skills, communication, critical thinking skill, etc.

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Jenny Hemstalk currently lives in the Treasure Valley with her husband and their daughter who was diagnosed autistic at age three. She has an extensive background in the medical field as well as working with disabled and neurodiverse people both personally and professionally. She now devotes her time to helping families navigate their new journey with love and compassion for their neurodivergent loved ones.

Jenny Hemstalk

Founder and Family Consultant

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Allows families to develop skills for advocacy, gaining knowledge through educational classes, assistance with obtaining the resources they need to be successful in their new journey, and provides education for the community about neurodiversity.

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Through or with adaptive equipment donations, we provide families the options to either rent or purchase equipment at a more affordable price.

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Our volunteers strive to support and uplift our families as they create a successful team for their children.

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+ 1 (208) 565-9044

servingfamilies@divergentbeginnings.org

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