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DDS Success Stories

People with disabilities are people just like you—people who have hopes, dreams, and goals to achieve.  Below are stories of individuals who recognize that their disability is only one part of who they are, and they are making a meaningful difference in their communities, families, and places of employment.


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?



Living His Best Life Now


Darren Barbour

Change Your Perspective, Change Your Life