Jun
30
2015

How a Family Car Wash Has Changed the Lives of People With Autism

Like many people with autism, Andrew D’Eri had a hard time finding a job. Then, his father, a veteran entrepreneur, and older brother, who had recently finished business school, had an idea: What if they opened business employed mostly by people with autism? “We wanted to build … an example big and bold and out […]

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 […]

Jun
23
2015

Disability Connection Thanks the City of Ocean Springs

Thank You Ocean Springs Chamber of Commerce for joining the Disability Connection Staff, the City of Ocean Springs, and our friends for a ribbon cutting to celebrate the opening of Disability Connection’s new office in City Hall. This office will help Disability Connection better serve our friends in Jackson County. We are already planning some […]

Apr
20
2015

“I Love My Playground” Party

            Please come share a fun time at the Playground!  Registration not required, but appreciated.

Apr
11
2014

2014 Operation Prop “Let’s Go Flying!”

Via the “Operation Prop” Website Come out and Join Operation Prop! Saturday, May 17, 2014 10 AM – 2 PM Stennis International Airport, 7250 Stennis Airport Drive, Kiln, MS  39556   MISSION To empower people with disabilities and Wounded Warriors to achieve outrageous potential.   VISION To improve the lives of people with disabilities and […]

Apr
11
2014

2014 Limb Loss Awareness Day

  Download the Flier

Apr
3
2014

2014 Annual GCDSS Easter Egg Hunt

Come join GCDSS at their annual Easter Egg Hunt!  Located at the Biloxi VFW on 288 Veterans Ave.  Enjoy taking pictures with the Easter Bunny, super lunch, special drinks, and a fantastic egg hunt! For more information call (228)-547-9104. Download this year’s flier                         […]

Mar
14
2014

2014 DC Earth Day Playground Party

 Please “Save the Date” for a Playground Planting Party (also called the “I Love My Playground Party”) at the Disability Community Playground, Hwy 53, Gulfport, on Earth Day, Tuesday, April 22, from 10:00-1:00. Lunch will be provided. Download the Flier for the Earth Day Playground Party

Mar
3
2014

2014 Biloxi Challenger Baseball

For children and adults with mental and physical challenges •Opening ceremonies are March 22 at 8:30 a.m. •Games every Tuesday at the A.J. Holloway Sports Complex; 6 p.m. for youth age division and 7 p.m. for adult division. •Registration is free and uniforms are given to all the players. •Challenger League is co-sponsored by Little […]

Feb
24
2014

2014 Virtual Job Fair: March 25 – 27

via VirtualLinks.org How to Sign Up for Virtual Job Fair AbilityLinks.org VIRTUAL JOB FAIR TUESDAY, MARCH 25 to THURSDAY, MARCH 27, 2014 JOB SEEKERS POST/UPDATE YOUR RESUME. (If new to AbilityLinks, you will also need to create an account.) CLICK LINK TO SUBMIT SIGN UP FORM   EMPLOYERS POST A CURRENT JOB(s). (If new to AbilityLinks, you […]