Jun
5
2017

2017-A Student’s Guide to Coping with Disabilities in College

Graduating from high school and entering college is a big step for all. This new stage in life provides the gateway to more competitive opportunities in the job market after graduation. You students with disabilities have many challenges that you must face and overcome in college. More often than not, this is also the first […]

Mar
24
2016

2016 Art Ability Fair

                     !!!ART ABILITY FAIR!!!                                                           APRIL 14, 2016                                                   BILOXI CIVIC CENTER   Please click Art Ability Fair Registration-16 to register. Come join us for a free day of art, food & fun!    

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 […]

Oct
28
2014

2015-Ocean Springs Mega Reunion (June 19-21)

Ocean Springs Mega Reunion June 19-21, 2015 All Inclusive Event with Disability Connection serving as fiscal agent  

Sep
22
2014

2014 “Sock Hop Oldies Concert”

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

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
14
2014

Hero Ex-SVP : “Walgreens has “dream goal”, …10% disabled workforce within five years”

A Truly Uplifting Story Randy Lewis has an incredible story to tell. “It’s the tale of how a man who led logistics at America’s largest drug-store chain, supporting it as it grew from 1,600 to 8,000 outlets with the most advanced logistics network in its sector, did so while giving job opportunities to thousands of disabled […]

Jul
28
2014

2014 Healthy Family Fun Fair

   Bring the Family! • Free Photo Booth • Free Prizes • Live Entertainment • Free Health Screenings                 Download the flier!   Contact: Kay Daneault, Executive Director Mental Health Association of South Mississippi 4803 Harrison Circle, Gulfport, MS 39507 228-864-6274 phone; 228-864-1310 fax www.msmentalhealth.org

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 […]