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Eagle Scout Project Builds New Garden Beds

Eagle Scout Project Builds New Garden Beds

When you ask an Eagle Scout what the most rewarding part of their journey was, most will say it was their Eagle Scout Service Project.  The purpose of the Eagle Project is to give the Scout an...

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Forging Friendships with Special Pops

Forging Friendships with Special Pops

Feeling a sense of belonging is something everybody wants to experience, but it can be a challenge to find the right fit. Our friends with IDD are no different and are always looking for new ways to...

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Lending a Hand and Making an Impact

Lending a Hand and Making an Impact

From the big smile on Yasmin’s face, it’s hard to imagine she used to be timid – but before joining EmployAbility’s Community Access program, Yasmin was a bit of a wallflower. Community Access...

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Cultivating Skills in the EmployAbility Garden

Cultivating Skills in the EmployAbility Garden

Audrey Hepburn said, “To plant a garden is to believe in tomorrow,” and EmployAbility’s garden is ripe with learning opportunities and a vision for the future. A living classroom, it hosts two of...

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What Is Fragile X Syndrome?

What Is Fragile X Syndrome?

Fragile X Syndrome (FXS) is an inherited condition caused when the FMR1 gene, located on the “long arm” of the X Chromosome, fails to make a protein called FMRP – a protein necessary for normal...

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