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New Video: Cognitopia MyLife Digital Portfolio Helps Tell Child’s Story

If you are the primary caregiver for a neurodiverse child, you understand how tiring and frustrating it can be to tell their story over and over again. Cognitopia My Life Digital Portfolios make this easy. Your child might be young, an adolescent, or an adult, but you want other supporters
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CVS Funds New Housing for People with Disabilities

CVS is a champion of people with developmental disabilities (DD), those at risk of becoming homeless, Through their Workforce Initiatives effort, CVS Health has established itself a leader in diversity and equity in employment, including their Abilities in Abundance program, focused on hiring people with disabilities. But CVS also recognizes that employment is just
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Cognitopia Fosters Independence

Through Cognitopia’s long-time collaboration with Supporting Living, Learning, andEarning with Autism (SLLEA), we’ve been helping young adults with autism to be moresuccessful in learning how to live on their own, find successful employment, and pursuecollege degrees. This recently-produced video showcases how for one SLLEAparticipant, Cognitopia systematically builds independence and optimizes
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Holiday Recipe: Hot Chocolate Floats

Perhaps you have enjoyed some of our recipe routines in the recent past? Hopefully so. And to keep it rolling, here we go again! This time we are featuring some fun and tasty “floats” that you can make to put into mugs of hot chocolate! Whether just for yourself, your
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Halloween Recipe #3: Spooky Brownies

Certainly the Ice Cream Sandwich Ghosts we posted last week were fun. So let’s keep the fun rolling here with our final installment of Halloween recipes! This week it’s “Spooky Brownies.” Here again, it’s all about creativity. You can decorate your brownies however you want to, mixing and adding colors,
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Halloween Recipe #2: Ice Cream Sandwich Ghosts

Well, if you enjoyed making the Witches Broomsticks last week, you’re in for an even sweeter treat this time around. Yes, ice cream is sooo good…so any excuse to work with it and, of course, eat it takes very little push! So, without further adieu, let’s make some Ice Cream
fun and easy to make witches broomsticks, a great recipe for Halloween

Halloween Recipe #1: Witches Broomsticks

With Halloween fast approaching there is a certain chill in the air. Indeed it’s getting colder outside, but the chill I’m referring to is that of ghosts, ghouls and witches! So, to keep them happy, and any of your guests who might be coming over for Halloween-style activities, check out
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Disability IN: Inclusion Works – Virtual Corporate Showcase

INTERNSHIPS FOR COLLEGE STUDENTS WITH DISABILITIES Opportunities come along once in a while that are worth noting. The Virtual Corporate Showcase, sponsored by Disability IN: Inclusion Works, is one such event that is worth following up on. Companies across the gambit, from Amazon to Nike to Dupont, are accepting resume
Tennesse Rehabilitation Center (TRC)

Innovative Training for Integrated Employment at Tennessee Rehabilitation Center

As we celebrate National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM), innovative, new technologies are being deployed in Smyrna, Tennessee at the Tennessee Rehabilitation Center (TRC), a program of the Tennessee Department of Vocational Rehabilitation. TRC offers training for integrated employment in a wide variety of occupations, ranging from auto mechanics and
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Webinar: The Importance of Including and Supporting Individuals with Disabilities in America’s Workforce

Image: dol.gov With National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM) in full swing during the month of October, we are seeing and focusing on employment-related resources set to assist people in need. The above-noted webinar, which is funded by the Administration for Community Living (ACL), is set for Monday, October 12th,