Heather’s World: A Beautiful Place

When she was 5 years old,  Heather Artinian's parents, both Deaf, held firm in their decision to have her remain Deaf rather than to be given cochlear implants that would likely enable her to hear well enough to "cross over" into the Hearing World with ease.  Had the decision been private, or even contained within … Continue reading Heather’s World: A Beautiful Place

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DO-IT Pals: Linking Teens Together

DO-IT Pals is an electronic community of teens with disabilities planning for college and careers. They engage with each other, mentors, and DO-IT Staff and learn about useful resources. What's expected of DO-IT Pals? DO-IT Pals come from all over the world. Most activities take place online. DO-IT Pals: Log on to the Internet at least once per week. … Continue reading DO-IT Pals: Linking Teens Together

DO-IT: Promoting Inclusion and Success for People with Disabilit

The DO-IT (Disabilities, Opportunities, Internetworking, and Technology) Center is dedicated to empowering people with disabilities through technology and education. It promotes awareness and accessibility—in both the classroom and the workplace—to maximize the potential of individuals with disabilities and make our communities more vibrant, diverse, and inclusive. "Some kids with disabilities have expectations that are lower … Continue reading DO-IT: Promoting Inclusion and Success for People with Disabilit

Blog: Every New Beginning Is a Chance to Get the Support You Need | friendsofquinn

 By Quinn Bradlee, Filmmaker and Author About Quinn Quinn Bradlee has dedicated the last 4 years of his life to helping others with learning disabilities and velo-cardio-facial syndrome (VCFS). Quinn suffered from a battery of illnesses —seizures, migraines, fevers—from an early age, and was diagnosed with Velo-Cardio-Facial Syndrome (VCFS), a little-understood disorder that affects 1 in 2000 … Continue reading Blog: Every New Beginning Is a Chance to Get the Support You Need | friendsofquinn