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September 19, 2019
shared courtesy of The Washington Post   WASHINGTON, D.C. — For Antonio Myers, life with autism has always felt like sitting in a movie theater. Everyone is watching the same film, said Myers, a 25-year-old D.C. resident on the high-functioning end of the autism spectrum. But he’s the only one wearing 3-D glasses. “I am...
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shared courtesy of The Pantagraph   NORMAL, Illinois — Dan Swanlund doesn’t care that his job facilitator at Marcfirst won a statewide award this year. But what matters to Swanlund, who has an intellectual disability, is that he likes working with Gary Ferguson, who was named Illinois Direct Support Professional of the year by the American...
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shared courtesy of the Daily Herald PROVO, Utah — Last week, throughout the country, service providers and families celebrated National Direct Support Provider Recognition week. My column last Sunday focused on direct support professionals and the contribution they play to service providers and families. This week, I wanted to again focus on DSPs, but through...
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