Disability Connection


Archives November 2013

2013 Gift Guides

Just in Time For the Holiday Shopping Season

We always appreciate the incredible resources that are offered by the Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation.
This is one of the resources that is particularly useful around this time of year.

Christopher Reeve Foundation Gift Guide

The Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation holiday gift guide features a “variety of items for the paralysis community in nine categories based on interests, levels of injury, and creativity.” With something for everyone, the sixth annual gift guide features a wide variety of items for the paralysis community. See the list at http://www.ChristopherReeve.org/GiftGuide

ToysRUs Toy Guide for Differently-Abled Kids

Also, for nearly two decades, ToysRus has published the annual Toys”R”Us Toy Guide for Differently-Abled Kids, an extensive but incredibly easy-to-use resource featuring specially selected toys that “encourage play for children with physical, cognitive or developmental disabilities.”
We invite you to check these 2 wonderful resources out and to share them with your community.

Leo Seal’s Day of Caring

In the news: Disability Connection would like to thank all of the volunteers who kindly donated their time to help get the new DC office “Up to Snuff” and ready to continue building a connected community from a new location. (700 Pass Rd.)


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“Mr. Seal was such an influence to this company and was an advocate for education and volunteering, making sure we give back to the community and that is why we are here today to give back to the community,” Hancock Bank Division Manager David Fayard said.

WLOX.com – The News for South Mississippi


Hero Teammates

“Eric Hernandez dreamed of playing football and scoring a touchdown.

Gateway (Aurora, Colo.) head coach Ashour Peera wanted to help Hernandez fulfill his dream, but he would have to work for it.

“I wanted to help bring his dream to fruition, but I told him he couldn’t play if he didn’t practice with us,” Peera told MaxPreps.”

– via MaxPreps.com