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Why Advocacy Is Important to Us as a Couple With Disabilities

 by Daniel Hood via The Mighty People with disabilities often lose much-needed support if they get married, which is just one of the barriers keeping them from being able to have the same things in life as others. We are not letting... Continue Reading 

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Caregiving, General awareness

Did You Know?

Did You Know? There are approximately 2.9 million family caregivers of persons with I/DD in the U.S. According to The Arc’s Family and Individual Needs for Disability Supports (FINDS) survey, most of these family caregivers provide more than 40 hours of care... Continue Reading 

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Employment

Project SEARCH creates employment opportunities

Via TN_DIDD Meet Lorna Maclin. She’s interning at Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital in Memphis through a program with Tennessee Department of Human Services. DHS is is partnering with various organizations and schools to make opportunities like this onepossible across the state. It’s called Project SEARCH and it helps connect young adults and students with disabilities with jobs.

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