Monthly Archives: May 2016

Improving the Healthcare of Adults with Developmental Disabilities Virtually

Grantee Profile: The Cleveland Clinic

The problem

People with Down Syndrome have complex health issues, but few fail to receive recommended health care.  According to a 1999 study less than 50% of patients with Down syndrome were evaluated for obstructive sleep apnea, atlanto-axial instability, hearing loss and vision loss; and only 50 to 80% of adults […]

2017-05-03T00:59:55+00:00 May 12th, 2016|Special Hope Blog|

Special Hope Grantee Update: Positive Exposures

Postive Exposure

In 1998, award-winning fashion photographer Rick Guidoti turned his world upside down – he stopped working in the fashion industry and created the not-for-profit organization, Positive Exposure, devoted to celebrating the beauty of human diversity. 

More than fifteen years later, Positive Exposure, in collaboration with individuals living […]

2017-05-03T01:00:29+00:00 May 2nd, 2016|Special Hope Blog|