Posts Categorized: Multipurpose

JD and Magpie

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July 22, 2012 – Before Magpie, JD would never allow his sister this close for very long without freaking out. Today, they sat for 10 minutes sharing cotton candy and laying on Mags. It was all I could do not to cry. Little things are huge blessings! Magpie loved it since it was hot today and… Read more »

With 25 years of changes, comes 25 more years of hope.

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25 Ways the Americans with Disabilities Act has Changed Lives 25. With 25 years of changes, comes 25 more years of hope. Seventeen years ago, Karen and her then service dog Ben, put their dreams of assisting children with disabilities into action. They founded 4 Paws for Ability and began placing service dogs with kiddos…. Read more »

I have found a support system.

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25 Ways the Americans with Disabilities Act has Changed Lives 24. I have found a support system. The Americans with Disabilities Act is a very large collection of laws to benefit what is often considered a single community, ‘Americans with disabilities’. Yet, this community is large and varied in their medical conditions and needs. Sometimes,… Read more »

I am my own legal advocate.

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25 Ways the Americans with Disabilities Act has Changed Lives 19.  I am my own legal advocate. When Congress prepared and finalized the ADA, they had no intent to diminish or invalidate any rights granted by other federal, state, or local laws and specifically wrote this into the regulation.  This means state laws can offer… Read more »

I can join my friends to PLAY!

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25 Ways the Americans with Disabilities Act has Changed Lives 18.  I can join my friends to PLAY! The ADA provides individuals with disabilities access to programming and removal of physical barriers to facilities.  This means all kiddos get to participate with their peers, both in integrated and specialized activities!  Aidan and Kelcy just look… Read more »