Sep
24
2013

Hero Model Follows Dreams

Dreams are beautiful things. You can do most anything that you believe that you can do. Here is yet another shining star among examples of  bright youngsters with disabilities believing and achieving. This is a beautiful story that you will want to share with your friends and family. Karrie Brown, with the help of her […]

Sep
12
2013

2013 Disability Connection Playground Party

The Disability Connection All Inclusive Playground August 23 ·  · Taken at Bruce Ladner Field Dreams Come True – After years of hard work and searching for funds, the non-profit group Disability Connection dedicated a new all inclusive playground. It is the first of its kind in South Mississippi. Read more from Rebecca Powers at http://bit.ly/DCPlaygroundWLOX Thank you for helping us build […]

Sep
12
2013

2013 Disability Awareness Health Fair

The Mayor’s Disability Awareness Health Fair      The Mayor’s Disability Awareness Health Fair is a free day of health screenings, resource information from over 40 health and disability organizations, disability awareness games and obstacle courses, group fitness classes provided by Gulfport Senior Services, arts and crafts, and inclusive stage entertainment to include groups with disabilities, children, […]

Jul
17
2013

Healing the Mind and Heart Community

“Daniel Gottlieb, Ph.D., a practicing psychologist and family therapist, will be live in this section every Wednesday from 4-5 p.m. ET.

Leave a question or comment anytime for him in the Mind and Heart Community brought to you by the Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation”

Mar
22
2012

The Disability Connection Community Playground Will Open Soon

Friday, May 04, 2012 will mark the first day for the Disability Connection Community Playground to be available to the public. The playground will be located at Bruce Ladner Memorial Park on Highway 53 (just west of Highway 49 in Lyman). The playground build is scheduled for Friday, April 27th. 

Mar
22
2012

Golden Eagles Wheelchair Basketball Team Wins Conference Championship

LONG BEACH, Miss. – The University of Southern Mississippi Technology Learning Center (TLC) Golden Eagles wheelchair basketball team closed out its first season by winning the National Wheelchair Basketball Association (NWBA) Gulf Coast Conference Championship held at Jackson State University.

Mar
22
2012

Derek Paravicini Overcomes Disability to become Piano Phenomenon

This is a great video to show how we can overcome our disabilities and follow our passions. Derek is a masterful musician who is blind, with disabilities so severe, he can’t tell his right hand from his left, or hold anything but the simplest of conversations. Not only is he a gifted musician, but his […]

Mar
8
2012

Arbor Day was a Success!

Thanks to all that participated in our Arbor Day Run/Walk/Roll and Celebration. Other than cold weather keeping some of our friends from being able to participate, those who came had great fun and enjoyed the day. Special thanks to all of our event sponsors, donors, and organizations supporting the event with a booth!!!

Feb
23
2012

Thank You for Visiting Our New Site

Welcome and thank you for taking the time to check out our new website! Please let us know if you have any questions, comments, or concerns and we will gladly get back to you. Also, stay update with out Calendar and News section as they will updating all the time with new information. Once again, […]