Sep
22
2014

2014 “Sock Hop Oldies Concert”

OS Mega Reunion & Disability Connection Fundraiser (click on flier for more detail)      

Sep
22
2014

2015 Arbor Day RUN/WALK/ROLL SUCCESS

Post by Disability Connection. Donations over the run fee can be made to Disability Connection, a 501(c)(3) Nonprofit Corporation. to the Arbor Day Run/Walk/Roll (If the button is not working in your browser, please try this direct link) *** *** The donate button is not currently working with the Internet Explorer Browser. Stay Tuned for […]

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 […]

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
1
2014

Hero Community Volunteers Help Veteran

DC is extremely proud of these hero community volunteers that have come together to help a fellow neighbor after a fire destroyed her home. —– “I just feel blessed, you know, just blessed, blessed, blessed, blessed,” Silva said. “We need to all come together and support our friends and neighbors because none of us know when […]

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 […]

May
15
2014

The Father’s Heart Widows Conference 2014

“Fatherless and Widows is a non-profit ministry to help bring community awareness regarding the needs of the fatherless and widows in our community and abroad. We desire to listen to needs and respond with practical help that comes from a place in the heart. Please consider referring fatherless and widows to us so we might […]

Apr
23
2014

2014 Art Ability Fair Success

The 2014 Art Ability Fair was a great success thanks to partners, volunteers, schools, and sponsors, like you.  Over 600 individuals participated including over 425 kids and adults with disabilities from 33 schools in 6 counties. Everyone enjoyed a free day of professional art instruction including: acting, costuming, make-up, photography, sponge painting, sand art, stencils and motif painting, hand-thrown pottery, […]

Apr
23
2014

2014 Playground Party Success

Thank You for supporting an Earth Day event in support of our friends in South Mississippi with disabilities. The “I Love My Playground Party” was the opportunity for our community to celebrate the one year anniversary of building the Disability Connection Community Playground in Harrison County. Over 200 individuals participated in the Picnic including about […]