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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

Biloxi’s Madeline Moody to be seen Times Square Video!

Madeline Moody of Biloxi, Ms will appear in the bright lights of Broadway on Saturday, Sept. 19, as part of the National Down Syndrome Society’s (NDSS) annual Times Square Video Presentation.  The featured photographs highlight children, teens, and adults with Down syndrome, reminding the world in a very big way about the contributions and milestones […]

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
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 […]