Ben Brown, A Valued Bw3 Employee

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For the past 13 years, every Monday through Thursday, Ben Brown has been waiting bright and early at the bus stop near our Find A Way Apartments in Oakley where he lives. The short ride delivers him to Rookwood just in time to clock in at 7:30 am and begin his shift at Buffalo Wild… Read more »

St. Xavier Students Lead Basketball Program

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Laughing. Playing basketball. Drinking Gatorade. Making friends. What better way to live healthy? For the past nine weeks, that is exactly how a group of St. Xavier High School students and LADD residents have been spending their Saturday mornings in the gymnasium of Xavier University’s O’Connor Sports Center. They divide into teams for some friendly… Read more »

Inclusion Drives Innovation

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Scott Van Nice of Procter & Gamble talks about why diversity and inclusion of people with disabilities strengthens the workforce

October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month (#NDEAM) and the theme is: Inclusion Drives Innovation. Absolutely!  And Procter & Gamble is one of a growing number of Cincinnati companies who share in our belief that diversity and inclusion of people with disabilities makes our workforces stronger, more productive, and more creative. In our PSA for… Read more »

Live. Laugh. Love…Give

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This is that time of year when we want to remind you, we simply could not do our very important work with adults who have developmental disabilities in the Cincinnati area without the generous support from our funders, and the community – all of whom share in our deep passion. We believe EVERYONE has value… Read more »

An Open Letter To Read And Share

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My name is Kathleen Sheil. I was very upset when I saw the CBS News report in August about how Iceland is eradicating Down syndrome with genetic testing and abortion. The story shared that the majority of women who received a positive test for Down syndrome ended their pregnancy. I want to let you know… Read more »

Go Team LADD In Morgan’s Triathlon

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Written by Kristin Harmeyer, LADD health and wellness coordinator.   The Morgan’s Canoe and Outdoor Adventures Triathlon was one of my favorite activities during my 14 year tenure at LADD. We showed up ready to roll with our team of six including myself, Faith Maynard (LADD Community Connections program manager, Jason Bodle and John Roach… Read more »

LADD 2017 FitFest – So Much FUN!

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Thank you to EVERYONE who came, participated and supported our first FitFest – including players from FC Cincinnati and our partners, Special Olympics Hamilton County and the Cincinnati Recreation Commission! We are so proud of our team for organizing such an awesome event! Take a look at the fun we had!