Posts Tagged "developmental disabilities"

Building Bridges with Berry: Part 2 A Students Perspective

Berry College is an institution that prides itself on teaching students the importance of service and community involvement. In theory, this is a great concept: students serve others with their head, heart, and hands. This is a mission that has been preached to my peers and me since we first…

In: Berry College Community DIGS

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…

In: Blog Community Housing

We Don’t Keep Them in the Attic Anymore

written by Barbara Monday Tom is an adult living with a developmental disability. He has a part-time job, working five days a week. He works hard and is very dedicated to doing a good job. He gets up, fixes his breakfast and takes the bus to work. He shops for…

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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…

In: Blog DIGS Sign Language