Making a Difference Magazine

PERSPECTIVES: Profound Impact of Supported Employment

PERSPECTIVES: Profound Impact of Supported Employment
By Blake Hall When I was made aware of Take Your Legislator to Work Day (TYLTWD), Matthew Roush was the first person that came to my mind. I first thought of Matt because it was he who first helped me to understand what supported employment is supposed to look like in an integrated and...

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PERSPECTIVES: Take Advantage of Opportunities

PERSPECTIVES: Take Advantage of Opportunities
By Beth Beskin I decided to participate in Take Your Legislator To Work Day because Katrina [Parsons] reached out to me. My decision to attend was based on the fact that not only was I invited, but I was going to meet a constituent of mine who was working at disABILITY LINK. As legislators, we...

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MIA'S SPACE: Focus on the Truth

MIA'S SPACE: Focus on the Truth
By Pat Nobbie, PhD, Mia’s mom Every once in a while, universes converge – in a short span of time, the same message emerges from multiple sources and this is both unsettling and confirming. In October, I was in Athens for Mia’s birthday, and it was magical. She met the UGA football team and...

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