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Rise and Shine

Rise and Shine

Landing a job is a daunting task, but what if the deck was stacked against you from the start? Nation-wide, the rate of unemployment among people with disabilities – a staggering 10.6% in 2016 – is more than double the rate for people with no disability. Shane Johnson...
Executive Director’s Corner

Executive Director’s Corner

How do you measure the success of an organization? Maximize revenue and minimize costs? How many widgets are manufactured in a week or the number of people provided a service in a day? Certainly, these are correct answers and there are many others, depending on the...
The Value of Day Habilitation

The Value of Day Habilitation

Caring for an adult with developmental disabilities may present added challenges when multiple disabilities are involved and as the individual ages. As these adults need greater assistance performing daily self-care activities, family members and caregivers may...

DBHDD Commissioner Judy Fitzgerald Visits Coastal Center

Judy Fitzgerald, Commissioner of the Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities (DBHDD), visited Coastal Center for Developmental Services for a tour on Wednesday, August 23, 2017. Accompanied by Katherine McKenzie, Regional Services Administrator...