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PASDA + Special Hope = Partnership with People First of California

Teamwork 101The Special Hope Foundation met the folks from People First of California (PFCA)  through our friends at The Pacific Alliance on Disability Self Advocacy (PADSA), and it was a match made in heaven–a great example of how like-minded organizations […]

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Great opportunity for future leaders in the disability community

The National Center for Cultural Competence (NCCC) is accepting applications for the first in a series of five annual leadership academies offered by the Georgetown University National Center for Cultural Competence. This program is a component of the Leadership Institute for Cultural […]

Achievable opens Clinic for individuals with developmental disabilities and their families.

On Monday, November 4, our grantee The Achievable Foundation celebrated the Grand Opening of Achievable Clinic, a first-of-its-kind, multidisciplinary medical home for individuals with developmental disabilities and their families.More than 100 supporters attended, including our own Lynne O’ Hara, Executive […]

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PASDA + Special Hope = Partnership with People First of California

Teamwork 101The Special Hope Foundation met the folks from People First of California (PFCA)  through our friends at The Pacific Alliance on Disability Self Advocacy (PADSA), and it was a […]

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Going to the doctor–fearlessly–with autism

Parent volunteer Ute Ren taking Victors blood pressure.photo by Shannon Carr The Special Hope Foundation is committed to making quality health care accessible to adults with disabilities. Shannon Carr of the […]

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The UCSF 14th Annual Developmental Disabilities Conference: a recap

UCSF’s 14th Annual Developmental Disabilities: Update for Medical Professionals took place this March 5-6 and it was one of the most inspiring ever, but first…Did you know that people with developmental […]

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Celebrating World Down Syndrome Day with stories

World Down Syndrome Day is March 21st, and what better way to celebrate than to share stories of just how normal and joyful a day in the life with Down […]

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6 Ways the Special Hope Foundation is improving healthcare for people with disabilities

“Hello, this is Matthew calling,” said the phone message “I want to talk to my mother about something. Mom? Are you there? Mom?”Matthew, who has autism, is my son. He […]

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