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Photo: Georgie Silvarole/Rochester Democrat and Chronicle PITTSFORD, New York – The creation of a new apartment building for people living with developmental disabilities is underway in Pittsford — and it’s one that organizers hope will help those individuals learn the skills needed to live independently. Mary Walsh Boatfield, president and CEO of CP Rochester, shared her excitement about the organization’s seven one-bedroom transitional...
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by Bill Kunitz, featuring The Artists of Spindleworks BRUNSWICK, Maine – At Spindleworks art center in Brunswick, Maine, people with disabilities develop creative skills with support from professional artist-mentors. Artists receive 75% of the proceeds from work sold in the store, with the remainder helping to fund the program. Nearly 75 artists with disabilities work...
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by Markian Hawryluk, The Bulletin, November 26, 2018 BEND, Oregon – Kim Gunderson-Moore stood outside the nursery window watching the two doctors examining her newborn son. The day before, when she first laid eyes on Cameron, she thought he might have Down syndrome. She asked the family practitioner who delivered him to bring in a pediatrician...
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