‘My Possibilities’ Creates Opportunities for Adults with Disabilities

From the moment Catherine was born, Merle and I contemplated her future and what would happen to her when we’re gone or can no longer care for her. We know Christina will always look out for her baby sister, but our dream for Catherine is for her to live on her own with a caretaker, […]

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Friends on the Block teaches the joy of reading

Friends on the Block holds a very special place in my heart, which is why it’s the Profiles of C.A.R.E. feature this month. As a research subject, Catherine participated in Jill Allor’s pilot reading study which elevated her reading levels and opened up a whole new world for her. I’m extremely happy that I have […]

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Photographer shares talents with special needs families

Desiree Chapman Photography is the first business we’re featuring for our Profiles of C.A.R.E. series and I couldn’t be happier. Desiree offers free photography sessions to families with children or loved ones with special needs and Catherine was lucky enough to be one of her photography subjects a few years ago. It was a wonderful […]

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Our New Quarterly Feature Highlights Caregiving

Look it up in the dictionary and you’ll find several different definitions for the word, care. During Catherine’s difficult first few years, I created my own “definition”, due in large part to the amazing nurses I encountered as my daughter’s caregiver. They were an integral part in guiding me through the confusing maze of primary […]

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