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#ADA25 at the White House with our own Alice Wong

July 20, 2015 was a good day for the Special Hope Foundation’s Alice Wong, the Founder and Project Coordinator of the Disability Visibility Project.

President Obama spoke in the East Room of the White House about the 25th Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act. […]

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Where are they now? An update from the AADMD Sonoran MedCats

I am no Oprah, but like Oprah, I lay awake at night and wonder about past grantees. Where are they now?

In February 2014, The Special Hope Foundation, in collaboration with AADMD, awarded grants of $50,000 each to four universities within […]

  • "Every cloud has a silver lining."
John Milton

Healthcare for people with disabilities: where is the silver lining?

Will someone please give me some good news about healthcare for people with disabilities?

I have to be honest.

It has been difficult lately, even for a cockeyed optimist cheerleader-type like me, to find a silver lining in recent news about threats […]

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Where are they now? Grantee update from the Special Hope Foundation

What is the health status of adults on the autism spectrum?

In April of 2012, the Special Hope Foundation awarded a research grant to the Kaiser Foundation to utilize their electronic health care records to look at the prevalence of adults […]

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Great moments from AADMD and a reception honoring our grantees at the Achievable Clinic: 
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#AADMD is a wrap! Tim Shriver thanks Lynne O'hara and the Special Hope Foundation for our work: 
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RT @TimShriver: The new @SpecialOlympics tech is so positive. Someday, I hope the data it captures about athletes is also positive! http://… 
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We applaud @JayRuderman and @RudermanFdn for putting together this important inclusion summit:Disability