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Category Archives: Advocacy News

Did someone say “adulthood”? Will you be ready? 

Through our efforts we have seen that individuals with disabilities can perform to standard as much as any other team members, across a variety of work settings. In the process, we’ve enabled thousands of people with disabilities to build lives they may not otherwise have been able to, simply because opportunities were not presented to […]

Down Syndrome Advocacy Day leads to proposed legislation for $1,000,000.00

House Bill 499 Funds for Down Syndrome Programs Following the success of the first Down Syndrome Advocacy Day at the North Carolina General Assembly, the greater Down syndrome community has the attention of a handful of NC legislators. One of our allies, Representative John Bradford, has introduced House Bill 499: Funds for Down Syndrome Programs. […]