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Unexpected Outcomes

Who won the 400m men’s race at the 1992 Summer Olympics in Barcelona, Spain? I’m not sure. But I can tell you who came in…

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Jerry

When I was 17 years old, I stood in the mobile home office of a tiny used car lot in Lawrenceville, Georgia. My mom was…

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Yes I Can!

Check out some stories of the musicians and athletes. Want to watch 2016 Paralympic Games between September 7-18? Check it out on NBC. Learn…

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ConnectAbility 101

What is ConnectAbility 101? It is our goal that ConnectAbility participants and volunteers become part of the ConnectAbility family. We have come to learn that…

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Christopher

I’m excited today to introduce you to another friend of mine who had a great impact on my life when I was really young. Meet…

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ConnectAbility’s Beginning

Many people have asked how I got involved in working with people with disabilities. There is an assumption that I have a sibling or other…

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Purpose

During the week of Vacation Bible School, I had the opportunity to work with one of the greatest groups of people anywhere. We had a…

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Autism in the Workplace

What if I told you that hiring people with disabilities was not a charity act? What if businesses began to understand the contributions they are…

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FREE Players Drum Corps

Want to see a group that is blasting away stereotypes? Check out the FREE Players Drum Corps! FREE (Family Residences and Essential Enterprises) is an…

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Take up tap dancing!

Is there something in your life that you’ve “always wanted to do”? Maybe take a trip, learn a language, figure out what all the buttons…

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Overheard at the Dollar Tree

Several months ago, I was at the local Dollar Tree with my 4 year old daughter Josie and newborn son. It was Friday afternoon and…

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Carmine Fixes the Road

Have you ever doubted the power of one person speaking up? Well, don’t doubt that your voice can make a difference! One of our friends…

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Star Wars Prom = Heaven?

When I have the chance to launch into a discussion about ConnectAbility and my passion for giving people with disabilities lives that are enviable, people…

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What about the lollipop?

There really is someone for everyone! Check out this heartwarming story of Nate & Natalie, two teenagers with autism who have a blossoming relationship. As…

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