Team Shawnie

Advocacy Group

Advocating and Providing Support to Families with Special Needs 

Our Podcast Series

Listen to the story of our son Shawnie, his trials and tribulations in a 6 part podcast series.

Learn about the Shawnie Bill, its beginnings, and the effort behind an incredibly important piece of legislation. 

Join our "Wall Of Caring"

By joining our Wall Of Caring, you will be helping us fight against individuals and systems that abuse, neglect, and exploit children and adolescents with special needs

Our Mission

Become a "Care 2 Share" Donor

Become a Care 2 Share donor and help us fight against the negligence and abuse inflicted on our special needs children. Your donation will contribute to financing the advocacy services that Team Shawnie provides to all families in need.  Additionally, by becoming a recurring donor your name will go on our “Wall Of Caring” page. 

*The Team Shawnie Advocacy Group is a 501(c)(3) Nonprofit organization. All the contributions are tax deductible. No goods or services will be provided in exchange for any contribution. 

Our Services


Advocate for state legislation as well as policies that support and protect children/adolescents and families with special needs.


Work directly with families to advocate for their child in meetings with School Districts. We work tirelessly to ensure their child gets proper education in a safe environment.


Produce educational information that parents can use to inform themselves on how to properly advocate for their child with special needs.

In The News

Shawnie's Bill Aims to Help Children With Severe Autism
By Ashley Cullinane,  NBC 10 News – April 13th, 2021

The Halajko Family

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TEAM SHAWNIE ADVOCACY GROUP Inc. is a NON-PROFIT 501 (c)(3) organization run by families with special needs children. All the contributions are tax deductible. No goods or services will be provided in exchange for any contribution.