OUR BELIEFS

Persons with developmental disabilities are valued community members

Persons with developmental disabilities have several gifts and strengths that enhance their role in the community

The community should work together to create opportunities for meaningful and sustained community participation and involvement

Join us in empowering the community to value all its members.

 

Latest Blog Posts

Becky Goes To High School

This post is the third of a three part series. (Read Part 1 here and Part 2 here) Our friend and supporter, David, continues to share Becky's story: Our entire family rejoiced at the moment when Rebecca moved into high school. I remember everyone’s excitement at this significant passage, and ...
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Becky Goes To School

This post is the second of a three part series. (Read Part 1 here and Part 3 here) David continues Becky's story for us... I thought I would chat a bit about Becky’s experiences in her school career and to be fair, I think I should mention some of the ...
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Becky: The Early Years

Life happened fast and furious for a few months last year and we were forced into hibernation. But with the New Year, we are back! David Hampton is on our advisory board and has been there for us from the beginning of our journey. We present David's journey with Becky ...
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Are We Missing The Boat?

International Yoga Day is being celebrated the day after tomorrow on June 21. In the recent past, there has been a lot of hoopla about whether chanting OM is compulsory or not, and how it (chanting OM) goes against religious sentiment and so on and so forth. Several events are ...
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There Is Room For Us All

Belina wrote in to us a few months ago offering her services as a long-distance volunteer! A later conversation revealed that we share core beliefs about inclusion and the value special individuals bring into all our lives. She has penned our first ever guest blog. Thank you Belina! “I firmly ...
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Included Not “Occupied”

So we are over the media blitzkrieg and back to business as usual – almost. The questions from parents and guardians continue. “Will you take my son/daughter?” “They love to cook!” Questions come from as far off as Thane and as close as Vile Parle. We would love to take ...
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