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INSPIRE: Barbara Huntress Tresness in Syracuse Woman Magazine

CHATting Together  By Lorna Oppedisano | Photography by Gerard H. Gaskin Barbara Huntress Tresness lived a storybook life. She didn’t...

Cover of "Beyond a Charmed Life: A Mother's Unconditional Life

Boston Globe reviews “Beyond a Charmed Life”

Beyond a Charmed Life, A Mother’s Unconditional Love is an inspirational memoir about a mother’s love for her special needs son...

Three Little Words

Barb Tresness is making it her mission to spread the word of her son, Graham, to help other nonverbal communicators...

I Became a Mom of a Special Needs Child

It’s March and it’s almost time to launch my new company:  CHAT Collective.  I’ve traveled to NYC and Washington DC...

Tresness family receives the Grossman Family iInspirational Service Award for their work with the disabled community.

Manlius Family Receives Inspirational Service Award

Each year, the Grossman Family Innovation Award recognizes family members of people with disabilities who inspire others to give freely of...

Upledger Institute’s UpClose Newsletter Featured Graham and Barb

Upledger Institute’s UpClose Newsletter Featured Graham and Barb

Download the 2005 Newsletter the features Graham and Barb's experience with dolphin assisted therapy.

CHAT Founder, Barb Tresness, Spoke 2015 Accessbility Summit

CHAT Founder, Barb Tresness, Spoke 2015 Accessbility Summit

One week ago today, Barb Tresness was selected to be one of four panelists out of 42 presenters to speak...

CHAT Collective’s Barbara Tresness to Speak at National “Accessibility Summit”

CHAT Collective’s Barbara Tresness to Speak at National “Accessibility Summit”

March 1, 2015 (Fayettville, NY)  The founder of The CHAT Collective, an organization dedicated to empowering society to engage effectively...