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Autism Tracking Device Bill Clears House

h/t DisabilityScoop Legislation that would provide tracking devices and resources to help kids with autism and other developmental disabilities at risk of wandering is one step closer to becoming federal law. Learn more: http://bit.ly/2hcounI

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General awareness

Nashville church creates special ministry WITH adults with disabilities

In the Nashville suburb of Bellevue, Cross Point Church has developed a ministry called “The Ascent”.  They make it clear that the ministry is with adults with disabilities instead of “for” them.  The group meets twice a month for dinner, worship, and... Continue Reading 

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Employment, General awareness

The Happy Apple Pie Shop in Chicago works to include all who want to work

The Happy Apple Pie Shop in Chicago is on mission to be inclusive! They are building an innovative workspace where people with and without intellectual/developmental disabilities create community and pie! Happy Apple Pie Shop is also a job, self-esteem, training, relationships, community visibility. And, yes, it is making the most amazing pie you may ever have! Happy Apple Pie Shop is a blended work environment for people with and without developmental/intellectual disabilities. Learn more: http://kck.st/2hHPVIs

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