St. Olaf Roommates Discover Special Bond

February 1, 2018

  As freshman-year roommates at St. Olaf College, Becca Person and Avisya Mishra quickly discovered they had a special connection. They both have a sibling with special needs. Now juniors, Becca and Avisya have turned that connection i … more

New Director of Oak Street Services – Nicole Laudont

January 29, 2018

LBSA is pleased to announce that Nicole Laudont has been selected as the next Director of Oak Street Services.  Nicole currently serves as one of three QDDP/Behavior Analysts for Oak Street Services. She has Bachelor’s degree from the Univ … more

2017 Gala: Celebrating Our Community

January 16, 2018

We were honored to share an incredible evening with more than 300 friends at the 2017 Laura Baker Services Association Gala on December 2. The theme, Celebrating Our Community, emphasized the different ways various members of the community partne … more

The Important Work of Caregivers

September 21, 2017

Our team of caregivers is exceptional. A recent piece by Evan Frost of MPR News, 'Where God is': Caring for disabled brings struggles, joys, reiterates the important work of those who help people with disabilities fulfill their dreams. In light of th … more

A Beautiful Piece on Natalie, a Long-time LBSA Friend

August 29, 2017

Check out this beautiful piece in the Northfield News about our long-time friend Natalie. Natalie spent the last 34 years in Northfield here at Laura Baker Services Association. Over her years in Northfield, she joined her housemates and staff at nu … more

The Promise of Medicaid

July 6, 2017

“The Promise of Medicaid” one minute video is a powerful testimony to the promise made, and that should be kept, to all Americans. The piece was produced by the This Is Medicaid coalition. Please share broadly, especially in key states – Oh … more

Employee Appreciation

May 2, 2017

Congrats to Polly Hruza, the recipient of the Spirit of Laura Baker Award. This award is given annually to one individual who best embodies the mission, vision and values of LBSA - and the spirit of Laura Baker. Recipients care deeply for the peo … more

LBSA Hosted Conversation With Minnesota Department of Human Rights

February 17, 2017

Laura Baker Services Association was honored to host a conversation with Minnesota Department of Human Rights Commissioner Kevin Lindsey and Deputy Commissioner Rowzat Shipchandler on Saturday, February 11. Parents, community members and individua … more

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