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Teaching To Her Friends

Julia is a young lady living with deaf autism. Julia has a happy, big heart, social butterfly spirit whose presence and love are infectious. Her primary mode of communication is sign language. Julia is participating in the DIGS, Inc. network and the leisure opportunities they offer adults who are living…

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The St. ‘Pet’ricks Day Parade

The St. ‘Pet’ricks day parade is an annual event here in Rome, Georgia. Our Snap Happy Camera Club members took pictures of all the animals dressed in their finest green to celebrate St ‘Pet’rick’s Day!  To help DIGS raise funds supporters stopped by our booth to pose with their pets…

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DIGS “One Step Closer” unique garden art

If you’re looking for a unique item for your garden or home or need a gift for any special occasion, check out our ‘one of kind items’. DIGS is green….we are proud to repurpose items that might otherwise end up in the landfill.   We offer a wide variety of…

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dis•a•bil•i•ty: isn’t what defines a person

Anyone living with the challenge of a disability in life does not make or define a person.  Jennifer Kuhns, award winning author, painter and poet, understands and has lived through misconceptions attached to being physically disabled. Her primary reason and goal for writing her first book, “Were You Born In…

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Presume Competence

Definition: an attitude or mindset that believes anyone has the ability to achieve. Rather than… it can’t be done, Presume Competence!  That’s just what Ricky and Elaine did to help Shawn accomplish something he wanted to do.  Instead of focusing on the disability, they looked for skills Shawn had. Then…

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Building Our First Home

For all supporters, members & caregivers: Our Board has been working diligently since October to begin planning the process for building our first home. Continuing our fundraising efforts will be a big part of it. We have raised about a third of the cost of the building. There are Medicaid…

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DIGS Executive Director Receives Community Service Award

We are very pleased to announce the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) have awarded their Community Service award to our Developing Independence, Growth and Security (DIGS) director, Barbara Monday. DIGS, Inc. is an all-volunteer organization. This award is truly for all of us and it is an honor that…

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