Sep
17
2014

Hero Gymnast has the Most Incredible Story

This is a story that you just have to hear the star tell. This is by far one of the most inspirational stories to date. This is the story of Jennifer Bricker.

Sep
17
2014

2014 Buddy Walk- National Down Syndrome Society

Disability Connection loves an all inclusive event!  October 18th, The Buddy Walk®, held by the Gulf Coast Down Syndrome Society,  is a one-mile walk in which anyone can participate without special training. It is a wonderful, heart-warming event that celebrates the many abilities and accomplishments of people with Down syndrome. Whether you have Down Syndrome, know someone who […]

Sep
2
2014

National Spinal Cord Injury Awareness Month 2014

In Honor of Spinal Cord Injury Awareness Month, here are a few related resources that have impressed us!                                                              

Aug
25
2014

2014 Greyhounds OSMR All You Can Eat Shrimp Boil

Shrimp Boil Flier  $15 All You Can Eat Shrimp Boil Saturday, August 30th @ 5pm You can download the flier for more information  

Aug
24
2014

Ocean Springs Pairs Up with Disability Connection

We are incredibly thankful for our partners, volunteers and supporters. Together, we are creating a connected community. This week, the city of Ocean Springs has partnered with our organization in support of our  Community Assist  program. Connie Moran, Ocean Springs Mayor, says, “In order to provide information and resources for people with mental and physical disability, veterans, […]

Aug
15
2014

2014 Senior Fraud Prevention & Wellness Expo

Harrison County Senior Resource Agency & SMPDD Present: Senior Fraud Prevention and Wellness Expo 2014 This is an event designed to compliment the lifestyle and needs of the older adult. September 24, 2014 9:00AM – 2:00PM Door Prizes and Giveaways You Won’t Believe!!! • Extra Help – application assistance to Medicare beneficiaries • Games • […]

Aug
14
2014

Hero Ex-SVP : “Walgreens has “dream goal”, …10% disabled workforce within five years”

A Truly Uplifting Story Randy Lewis has an incredible story to tell. “It’s the tale of how a man who led logistics at America’s largest drug-store chain, supporting it as it grew from 1,600 to 8,000 outlets with the most advanced logistics network in its sector, did so while giving job opportunities to thousands of disabled […]

Jul
28
2014

2014 Healthy Family Fun Fair

   Bring the Family! • Free Photo Booth • Free Prizes • Live Entertainment • Free Health Screenings                 Download the flier!   Contact: Kay Daneault, Executive Director Mental Health Association of South Mississippi 4803 Harrison Circle, Gulfport, MS 39507 228-864-6274 phone; 228-864-1310 fax www.msmentalhealth.org

Jul
16
2014

Introducing “The Ability Club”

There are a plethora of online job-search sites available today. Now there is a job-search site specifically for people with disabilities. “Online applications are so complicated that they form a barrier to the job market for people with developmental disabilities.  When I saw that the McDonald’s application included psychological testing, I knew there was a problem,” says Wade […]

Jul
15
2014

Introducing “We Connect Now”

Check out this awesome organization! Letter from the creator of “We Connect Now”   I would like to share with you the link to the We Connect Now website. http://weconnectnow.wordpress.com/ The website was created while I was a college student with a grant to create a website to serve college students with disabilities. I developed the website to connect […]