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No Voice

Tuesday, November 22nd, 2011

My friend Simeon Peebler sent me a link to a song he wrote called No Voice.  Simeon told me the song was partially inspired by what we are doing trying to give this community a voice. It’s a nice song, please take a listen.  We hope to use it as… More »

Abilities Expo Buzz

Monday, November 21st, 2011

On Thursday, there was a nice article on this site in the Abilities Expo newsletter, Buzz. The issues itself is great, scroll down to see our story.   http://www.abilitiesexpo.com/buzz35.html

Apps for Autism

Thursday, October 27th, 2011

There was a really interesting piece on 60 Minutes Sunday night about iPad Apps helping people with autism. Click on the link to view the segment. Apps for Autism

Homecoming Queen

Sunday, October 23rd, 2011

This is a really heart warming story about Mariah Slick, a young woman with Down’s Syndrome who was elected homecoming queen at her high school. Check out the nice video piece. http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/10/02/mariah-slick-down-syndrome-homecoming-queen_n_991098.html

“When we fail, people’s lives are lost.”

Monday, September 19th, 2011

Shriver Press Conf. 1 1 That’s a quote from Tim Shriver at a press conference at the games in Athens.  It was about 4 days into the games, he was clearly tired and a little emotional.  But his passion about the Special Olympics, and for people with special needs really… More »

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