Denise Meyer, Ph.D. is the Early Intervention (EI) Supervisor, Help Me Grow Contract Manager and Portage County Family and Children First Coordinator (FCFC). Her work at Family and Community Services, Inc. entails supervising Early Intervention Service Coordinators as well as assisting the Portage County Board of Developmental Disabilities to implement new service delivery models for families and children receiving EI services. As FCFC Coordinator, Denise is able to build relationships with social service agencies within Portage County that also serve families and children. Denise is passionate about helping families and children thrive and learn to be self sufficient in getting their needs met within their community. She advocates for children with disabilities under her own 501c3 and enjoys educating families to be the first and best advocate for their child(ren).