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Andre Floyd
shared courtesy of Business Woman COLUMBIA, Pennsylvania – Growing up, Hillary McFadden did not enjoy eating out as much as she might have because there were no braille menus available for her to review and choose her meal. Blind since infancy, McFadden said, “As a blind individual, eating out can be overwhelming because we constantly...
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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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