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DDS Success Stories

Some have a clear path of what they want to do for work, while others may need either tools, support, or just a spark to help them see want they want to do for work. These success stories show actual people with disabilities and their story of how they end up living a good life through employment. This section showcasing DC self-advocates’ accomplishments that led towards the life they wanted to live; including examples of the tools they used to get there. 

 

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The Right Support Makes Change Possible

 

thumbnail_Alex 75x56.jpgAlex

Volunteering Turns Passion into a Job

 

Alice T. Aguehounde

Customer Relations Specialist

 

Courtney Bowman

Support Services Specialist

 

Gabriel S.

Pursuing his dreams

 

Kevin Wright

Department on Disability Services

 

Deborah Gaither-Phillips (foreground) and RCM Job Coach Danielle DeshieldsDeborah Gaither

You Can Get a Better Life

 

Tyrone Tibbs

Initiative and a Good Attitude Lead to Longevity

 

Charlene Bond

A Leap of Faith

 

Charlene Taylor

Attitude is Everything

 

Janel Grossinger

Employers and Employees Must Ask: What Do We Need to Do Differently?

 

Sam

Living His Best Life Now

 

Darren Barbour

Change Your Perspective, Change Your Life