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When work becomes your passion

Ok, so it’s time to TRY to do an update of the last four years. Trust me, I’ll have to break it into parts. There’s been a lot. 1,066 more words

Happiness

On the way to Independent Employment

Monica has started a new job with Delaware North Sportservice, the food service partner of the Cleveland Indians!

Monica attended a job fair in March with companies who had evidence of hiring people with disabilities. 543 more words

Down Syndrome

Soliday a success story for Ready to Work program

With a strong support system, a lot of hard work, and a positive attitude, Shonna Soliday has paved the way for others to find success through the Ready To Work (RTW) program. 814 more words

King County: #RiseWithUs

Welcome 2018 Special Olympics USA Games!

Let me win. But, if I cannot win, let me be brave in the attempt. 

– Special Olympics Athlete Oath… 656 more words

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Metro HR employee athlete competing in 2018 Special Olympics USA Games July 1-6 in Seattle

The 2018 Special Olympics USA Games will be held in Seattle and King County during the first week of July, and – in addition to being a public partner of the games – King County is proud to have employees participating! 848 more words

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Research In Brief - Terms Related to Employment

In 2016 we began the Research In Focus series, highlighting new and interesting findings from NIDILRR-funded studies, presented in a reader-friendly format. As a follow up, we offer our new occasional series Research In Brief, where we break down some of the terms you might find in peer-reviewed studies. 314 more words

"We Did It" (not)

Injustice – this law certainly is.  It was propelled through a rapid process with little thought, planning or research done.   The backers of it told half-truths at best to out-right lies about the people it affected, will affect and their research.  540 more words

Intellectual Disabilities