Dec
3
2014

2014-Mississippi Gives Day

Mark the Date:  12/10/14!!! Disability Connection is participating in Mississippi Gives Day!  You will have 24 hours to give where you live!  Please help spread the word and donate to help Disability Connection continue our mission of “Creating a Connected Community…”! The link below will take you directly to our page: https://mississippigives.org/c/MGD/a/disabilityconnection

Dec
1
2014

2014-Ocean Springs announces a Disability Connection office in City Hall

OCEAN SPRINGS, MS (WLOX) – The city of Ocean Springs will pay the owners of Psycamore nearly half a million dollars as part of a settlement with the psychiatric counseling clinic.  The 437,500 settlement covers Psycamore’s damages and costs associated with the case. The city will also provide additional training for a current employee to […]

Nov
30
2014

2015 – Art Ability Fair Success

Thank you to all who participated! If you are missing pictures, please contact us : office@disbabilityconnection.org Below is the FB Album showing all the portraits that we have. Thanks! -DC Team Portrait pics from the Art Ability Fair 2015 – Feel free to tag and share! More to come. Posted by Disability Connection on Sunday, […]

Nov
6
2014

2014-Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation, “The Big Idea”

    Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation launched a campaign that will redefine what it means to live with SCI. This initiative, called The Big Idea, will support the next phase epidural stimulation research and recruit 36 new candidates to evaluate the efficacy of the intervention in restoring autonomic functions, movement below the injury level, […]

Sep
23
2014

Volunteers Help Veteran Build Ramp

  GULFPORT, MS (WLOX) – A Navy veteran was moved to tears Monday when volunteers showed up at his home on 36th Street in Gulfport. John Walker desperately needed a wheelchair ramp for his wife, who’s coming home from the hospital in a few days. He didn’t ask for help. But several organizations decided to […]

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
19
2014

Hero Artist’s Work Lives On

“Paul Smith, born in 1921 with severe spastic cerebral palsy, learned to use a standard typewriter to create beautiful pictures that from a distance resemble fine pencil or pastel drawings. Paul died in Roseburg, Oregon in 2007.” -Via YouTube

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 […]