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Berry College to Host Temple Grandin

“Temple Grandin is an American doctor of animal science and professor at Colorado State University, bestselling author, autistic activist, and consultant to the livestock industry on animal behavior. She also created the “hug box“, a device to calm autistic children. The subject of an award-winning biographical film, Temple Grandin, in…

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Heart of The Community

Congratulations to Barbara, Tracey and Drew! They are among several other recipients of the Heart of The Community Award. As a parent of two sons with speech/language disabilities, Barbara Monday returned to school to earn her degree in Speech/ Language pathology. She wanted to make sure she could assist her…

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Anonymous Generosity

Just as a family received a pleasant surprise of generosity while out to eat with their autistic son back in September, so did DIGS, Inc. members, local college students and their Professor. On Friday November 8th, as the group was finishing up dinner at Bella Roma the waitress started handing out…

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Duck,Duck,Goose,Swan

Our members went on a photo shoot to Berry College in June. They learned about taking pictures of wildlife. Here two of our members, Ibn and Michelle, have a conversation about the turtles and fish they see in the water with the swan and duck. This spot is known as…

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DIGS in the NEWS: Nonprofit DIGS deep for local care

Shared Guest Post by Kim S. Jarrett, staff writer for Rome News Tribune   Charles Schroeder and his wife are facing a decision that most parents don’t have to face — who will take care of their son, Corey, when they are gone? Corey, 30, is developmentally disabled. Schroeder realizes…

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Runnin’ Wild Farm

This month DIGS Camera Club members had the opportunity to go on a photo-shoot to Runnin’ Wild Farm. Each month members practice camera skills wile enjoying taking pictures in various places in the community. This particular photo-shoot we worked with our zoom lenses, the importance of keeping the camera steady…

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DIGS News

written by Barbara Monday Garden Art Fundraising:  Thank you to everyone who helped with the Spring Art Market and the Cedar Valley Arts Festival.  At the Art Market we raised approx. $1200.  And although, we were rained out on Sunday in Cedartown, we made over $600! If accepted, we are planning to do Finster…

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