Making a Difference Magazine

STRAIGHT TALK: Revolutionizing Accessibility

STRAIGHT TALK: Revolutionizing Accessibility
By Brandon Winfield The journey to where I am now all started nearly a decade ago. As far back as I can remember, my love for dirt bikes trumped everything else. I got my first bike at five years old, crashed really hard one time and retired ... for about five years. I got my next dirt bike...

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MIA’S SPACE: Why Are We Still Here?

MIA’S SPACE: Why Are We Still Here?
By Pat Nobbie, PhD, Mia’s mom It’s conference season. I travel the country and talk to families, people with disabilities, providers, and academics about what’s happening. This summer, the theme is social determinants of health – the impact that employment, stable, safe and affordable housing,...

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Talent and Jobs Are Building Stronger Communities

Talent and Jobs Are Building Stronger Communities
By Jennifer Bosk Grassroots efforts are building stronger communities in both Macon and Lawrenceville by showcasing the talents and work skills of people with disabilities. These successful efforts are promoting awareness, changing attitudes and encouraging inclusion among everyday citizens –...

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Real Communities Spotlight: Forsyth Farmers' Market

Real Communities Spotlight: Forsyth Farmers' Market
On any Saturday from 9 AM to 1 PM at the south end of Forsyth Park on Park Avenue in Savannah, the Forsyth Farmers’ Market (FFM) sells a wide array of fresh vegetables, fruits, breads, meats and cheeses while educating patrons on proper food preparation and cooking. The mission of the market is...

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