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Voters with Disabilities and Election 2016

Don't Boo, VoteBernie Sanders’ enthusiastic legion of young, independent and progressive supporters jammed rallies and concerts in a big way. But did they vote?“The young (voters), the poor ones and those with no party preference were Bernie’s key supporters ... [...]

Positive Exposures: The Book

The Special Hope Foundation is proud to announce the publication of Change How You See, See How You Change, which tells the story of our friend and grantee Rick Guidotti and his organization POSITIVE EXPOSURES.Rick Guidotti, an award-winning former fashion [...]

Lynne O’Hara receives AADMD’s Katie Beckett Advocacy Award

Lynne O'Hara, Katie Beckett Advocacy Award recipient The Special Hope Foundation is proud to announce that our Founder and Executive Director, Lynne O’Hara, was awarded the Katie Beckett Advocacy Award at AADMD’s annual conference in Chicago this past weekend. [...]

Grant Funding Opportunity Announcement

The Special Hope Foundation and the American Academy of Developmental Medicine and Dentistry (AADMD) are partnering together in sponsorship of a Request for Proposal.Funding Title:Research, Design and/or Integrate Diversity/Cultural Competency Curricula in Healthcare for the I/DD Population: A Partnership with [...]

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