Jun
6
2017

2017-Transition and Self Advocacy Agenda Fair

LIFE of MS is having a Transition and Self Advocacy Agenda Fair on the 20th of June in the Biloxi office, located at  2030 Pass Road, Suite C, Biloxi, MS 39531. This is a wonderful opportunity to learn your rights, how to advocate for yourself, and how to prepare for the transition into the work […]

Jun
5
2017

2017-A Student’s Guide to Coping with Disabilities in College

Graduating from high school and entering college is a big step for all. This new stage in life provides the gateway to more competitive opportunities in the job market after graduation. You students with disabilities have many challenges that you must face and overcome in college. More often than not, this is also the first […]

Jun
24
2016

“I Love My Playground Party” 2016 Success!

We would like to thank everyone who came out and supported our great party to celebrate Earth Day at our inclusive park.  It was a beautiful day and a good time was had by all!  See you next year! Click on link to view all pictures from this event:  “I Love My Playground Party 2016”

Jun
24
2016

Art Ability Fair 2016 Success-“It’s a Jungle in Here”!

  Art Ability Fair 2016 was our biggest crowd to date!  We hope to see everyone again next year.  Thank you to all who participated!           If you are missing pictures, please contact us : office@disbabilityconnection.org Below is the FB Album showing pictures from the event.. Art Ability Fair 2016 Pictures […]

Mar
24
2016

2016 Art Ability Fair

                     !!!ART ABILITY FAIR!!!                                                           APRIL 14, 2016                                                   BILOXI CIVIC CENTER   Please click Art Ability Fair Registration-16 to register. Come join us for a free day of art, food & fun!    

Feb
4
2016

28th Arbor Day Run/Walk/Roll

Come Join Us on February 20th, 2016 for our 28th Annual Arbor Day 5K-1 mile-1/4 Mile Run/Walk/Roll!  The party is free and includes music, snacks, games, art and exhibitor tables with health and wellness resources. The Run/Walk/Roll is optional.  All Registration is through the Gulf Coast Running Club.  You can register at the event or […]

Sep
15
2015

Soccer Season is Here!

Special Needs Soccer Association Registration for players and volunteers! Click link below to see registration information: 2015SoccerFlyer    

Aug
14
2015

Disability Connection now has a full time ADA Coordinator on staff

Janie O’Keefe, the Executive Director of Disability Connection, has completed the ADA Coordinator Training Certificate Program.  The ACTCP is offered through the University of Missouri, College of Human and Environmental Services, School of Architectural Studies and the Great Plains ADA Center. Twenty-five years ago, through the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), our nation committed itself […]

Jun
25
2015

2015-Gardening from a chair is practical & enjoyable!

Want to make your life a little greener? Start with a garden.  The Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation have great adaptive gardening tips for people living with paralysis featured in the Reeve Health Minute series. For most people, a few simple adaptive practices can make gardening from a chair practical, easy, and highly enjoyable. Take […]