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PASDA + Special Hope = Partnership with People First of California

Teamwork 101

The 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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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 […]

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The Special Olympics Team Trainer Program: Promoting Health and Wellness in Adults with IDD

Special Olympics, as we all know, is the world’s largest public health organization serving people with I/DD.

Beyond providing year-round sports training and athletic competition in 22 sports at no cost […]

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PASDA + Special Hope = Partnership with People First of California

Teamwork 101

The 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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