Dear Parent(s) of a Disabled Child, I am Jason Ross, an Autistic adult. I am writing this letter to let you know that your disabled child is who you brought into this world. While you didn’t choose the kind of person he or she would be, it is important to remember not to cry for […]
BRIDGES is excited to announce its first Comedy Night! Thursday, November 7, 2019 Get your tickets early to save! Space is limited, secure your seat! Register HERE Special performance by: The Great Olmedini Comedic Performances by: Daniel “Mr. Bishop” Joye, Donnie Sengstack, Tyler Fisher, and Mark Viera!
The Peanut Butter Falcon is a movie that can inspire the disability community. Zack Gottsagen is a disabled actor with Down Syndrome who plays a person with Down Syndrome struggling to fulfill his dreams while living in a nursing home. This movie tells a story that many people in the disability community can relate to […]
Independent living, as a philosophy, emphasizes consumer control, including directing your own care. The IL philosophy believes people with disabilities are the best experts on their own needs; have crucial and valuable perspective to contribute; and deserve equal opportunity to decide how to live, work, and take part in their communities, especially regarding services that […]