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‘disability’

What is Adaptive Clothing and Where to Buy It As we’ve seen throughout the years, there are many benefits to raising awareness around the disability community. This education and knowledge has allowed for communities to come together to create solutions that benefit and improve the quality of day-to-day living for many. An increase in the [...]
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Passion, Charm, and "Super-Abilities": Hunter's Story Hunter is an employU client with an amazing personality. He has experience advocating for people with disabilities as a volunteer at the ELS Center for Autism and Best Buddies. He also loves to show the world how Autism has given his “super-abilities” – a remarkable memory and attention to [...]
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It officially feels like fall when doorbells ring and excited exclamations of “Trick or Treat” are heard. With costumes, candy, and tons of fun, Halloween is celebrated all over the country. But this seemingly simple holiday can still present pretty significant challenges for some. The lights, colors, and loud noises from the decorations can cause […]

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The Difference Between IEP and 504 Plans And How To Obtain Them The start of a new school year can bring a long list of to-dos. Shopping for school supplies, getting haircuts, and making sure that the first day of school outfit is set and ready to go. For parents with kids with disabilities, sometimes [...]
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People First Language: What Is It, How To Use It, And Why It's Important The word “disability” covers a wide variety of medical diagnoses.  Historically, people with disabilities have had to fight for the right to accommodations and to be heard in general.  “People with disabilities have historically been marginalized, hidden, ignored, pitied, stereotyped, and [...]
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Kevin Receives Placement of the Year Award
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On November 8th, ServiceSource Florida’s 2019 Service Excellence Awards Luncheon honored community partners, businesses, employees, and people with disabilities for their contributions and achievements to creating inclusive communities. This year, our client, Kevin, was given the Vocational Rehabilitation Placement of the Year Award. Having overcome unimaginable obstacles, Kevin’s resiliency and positive attitude has earned him [...]
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