Crystal Bell is the coordinator for Missouri Family to Family and the mother of Peyton, a 14-year-old with Down Syndrome; Conner, a 12-year-old with autism and ADHD; and Lilly, an energetic, “typically” developing 2-year-old. Ms. Bell has served as Family Partner for the Bureau of Special Healthcare Needs and an active member of the Missouri Family to Family program. She is a Sharing Our Strengths Peer Mentor and a graduate of the Missouri Developmental Disabilities Council’s Partners in Policymaking Program. She provides the family perspective on various state and national boards and committees. Through her extensive training and daily implementation of Charting the LifeCourse tools and framework in every aspect of her personal and professional life, Ms. Bell and her family have experienced firsthand the transformations that occur when individuals and their families are given permission to dream.