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Upcoming Events August 4 Interview with Craig McFarlane, a highly achieved athlete, speaker, and businessman...
July 2020 Events July 2 at 10:00am Renowned speech language pathologist Uri Schneider (MA, CCC-SLP)...
June 2020 Events June 8th Interview with Brittany Schiavone, from Brittany's Baskets of Hope, the...
Dear Friends, We are excited to share our June Newsletter with you. Since the launch...
What are Down Syndrome and Cerebral Palsy?
Down syndrome and cerebral palsy are both congenital disorders. A congenital disorder simply means a...
Down syndrome is the most common chromosomal disorder in the United States. Approximately 1 in...
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Story of the Month

Disability Representation in Media: My Painful Awakening

I blinked at the television site feeling as though a wave of confusion had hit me. Dread washed over me, my head felt heavy. Why is having a physical disability a joke? Is this how people see a person with cerebral palsy? Was I a joke?

Read Rania's Story Here

Resources Cerebral Palsy: A Complete Guide For Caregiving Brittany's Baskets of Hope is dedicated to...
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A Letter From Our Founder I hope everyone is staying healthy and are following the...
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Different & Able editor Erin shares some strategies that she's found helpful for dealing with anxiety about Covid19. Read More

 

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NYC Coronavirus Information For up to date on the coronavirus, call the number or visit...
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Welcome! On Wednesday, February, 5th, I had the privilege of attending the premiere of the...
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Spina Bifida
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Spina bifida is a congenial disease which occurs when the neural tube, which develops into...
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Back in 2010, I was 20 weeks pregnant with our third child. I'm ashamed to...
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Welcome! We are excited to share our first newsletter of the year. Last year was...
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Reading the New York Times’ obituary of Marilyn Saviola recently (December 1, 2019) made me...
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Welcome! We are proud to launch our first official newsletter! It has been an exciting...
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Goals For Years End A percentage of donations made to D&A gets disbursed to different...
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We hope you all had a great Fourth of July weekend! We know you haven’t...
The Launch
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On Monday, June 3rd, 2019, Different & Able officially launched with a party at the...
Updates Please Welcome our New Executive Director! We are thrilled to announce that Kristina Spiropoulos...
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Updates to Our Websites We are currently updating our website to make it more user-friendly...
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The Different & Able launch party fundraiser this past Monday, June 3rd at the Empire...
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