Teamwork, openness to change made 2011 successful year, says CEO

Accomplishments includes people finding meaningful work and new housing options By Camille Jensen When posAbilities chief executive officer Fernando Coelho reviews the organization’s accomplishments over the past 12 months, he says he’s most proud of the teamwork and openness that is allowing posAbilities to develop its services to enhance the lives of people who have a developmental disability. [click the title to read the full story ...]

Learning to use public transportation opens educational doors

Nicholas uses Skytrain, buses to get to school By Deb Bartlett Learning to travel independently to school and back will open more educational doors for Nicholas. [click the title to read the full story ...]

Woman experiences huge success with life skills worker

Patsy books HandyDART, banks, shops independently By Deb Bartlett Life skills worker Jadwiga Dobrowolski is proud of the effort that Patsy has put into learning to cross the street and travel on her own. [click the title to read the full story ...]

New bike provides Jerald with boundless adventure

Jo Dickey Foundation provides grant for new three-wheeled bike By Camille Jensen If Jerald Abney could have it his way he’d travel the globe on his bike exploring each and every city hall that crossed his path. [click the title to read the full story ...]

Listening and learning on the air

Community Living Show encourages participation By Lisa Bailey The old adage that people who have a disability should be seen and not heard is literally turned on its ear every Friday from 2 to 2:30 p.m. [click the title to read the full story ...]