• Meet Batie, Michael, and Natalie: NDEAM Featured employees at DDSO

    October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month. DDSO’s Employment Plus program provides opportunities for participants to contribute to the community through coursework, paid on-the-job training, community association, volunteering, and employment! This month we featured some of our best workers. View past interviews here and here. This week’s interviews include Batie, Michael, and Natalie! Dynamic duo […]

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  • Meet Zach and Jit: NDEAM Featured employees at Statehouse Restaurant

    October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month. DDSO’s Employment Plus program provides opportunities for participants to contribute to the community through coursework, paid on-the-job training, community association, volunteering, and employment! Every week this month, we’ll be regularly FEATURING some of our employed program participants. Get to know them and what they do! View last week’s […]

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  • Meet Jeff and Joann: NDEAM Featured Employees from Capitol Books and Gifts

    October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month. DDSO’s Employment Plus program provides opportunities for participants to contribute to the community through coursework, paid on-the-job training, community association, volunteering, and employment! Every week this month, we’ll be regularly FEATURING some of our employed program participants. Get to know them and what they do! Our very first […]

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    Teardrop Teamwork

    The Biale family of Vintage Deluxe Trailer Shop has been restoring and up-cycling broken-down vintage trailers for years, often collaborating with artists from around the world to create custom painted, one-off pieces of art. Currently, we are thrilled that they are collaborating with DDSO on a vintage teardrop trailer built on a 1919 Model T […]

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  • Winter Concert and Fashion Show

    On Friday, December 14, 2018, DDSO presented our annual Winter Concert and Fashion Show, featuring participants in several of our programs.  First up was the Guitar Class by Arlene Pablo who sang Rockin’ Around the Christmas Tree, We Wish You a Merry Christmas and Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer. Click here for video We were then […]

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  • Meet Zach

    Thanks to you, over 400 people with intellectual and developmental disabilities received continued care and support this year.  On behalf of them, thank you for enhancing their lives and giving them the opportunity to be productive and have dignity. We envision a world where people with intellectual and developmental disabilities live healthier and enriched lives, […]

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  • Meet the 2016 Uncork for the Arts Honorees (Pt 2)

    Every year at Uncork for the Arts, one person is chosen from each of DDSO’s programs to be recognized and celebrated for their unique contributions as valuable members of our community. Congratulations to our 2016 honorees! You are each an inspiration. Debra Anderson, Community Integration Program Blindness nor epileptic seizures won’t define who she is. […]

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  • Meet the Uncork for the Arts 2016 Honorees! (Pt 1)

    Every year at Uncork for the Arts, one person is chosen from each of DDSO’s programs to be recognized and celebrated for their unique contributions as valuable members of our community. Congratulations to our 2016 honorees! Brad Dixon, Alan Short Community Access Program His quiet demeanor belies a man with big dreams and a huge […]

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  • Celebrate With Us at Uncork for the Arts on 8/27

    The Developmental Disabilities Service Organization (DDSO) invites you to join us for a fabulous night of great wine and fine art in our community on August 27th!

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  • This Social Butterfly is Included in the Community

    Elsa lives at a care home and needs constant supervision due to a seizure disorder that has left her in a wheelchair. She came to the Community Integration Program (CIP) over fifteen years ago because she wanted to make choices in her life, socialize with people and be out in the community. The staff at CIP has helped her learn to be more comfortable interacting with others in a positive manner and how to express her opinions appropriately.

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