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 […]

Jul
15
2014

Introducing “We Connect Now”

Check out this awesome organization! Letter from the creator of “We Connect Now”   I would like to share with you the link to the We Connect Now website. http://weconnectnow.wordpress.com/ The website was created while I was a college student with a grant to create a website to serve college students with disabilities. I developed the website to connect […]

Nov
27
2013

2013 Gift Guides

Just in Time For the Holiday Shopping Season We always appreciate the incredible resources that are offered by the Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation. This is one of the resources that is particularly useful around this time of year. The Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation holiday gift guide features a “variety of items for the paralysis community […]