Tag Archives: developmental disabilities

The Miracle League: Bringing Baseball to Children and Young Adults with Disabilities in Your Community

One of America’s favorite pastimes is baseball. The Miracle League brings the sport to children and young adults who have disabilities. The idea for the Miracle League came about in 1997 when Coach Eddie Bagwell invited his team member’s sibling, who had a disability, to play on their team. The ball kept rolling in 1998…
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McGuire Memorial Celebrates its 50th Year

5Oth Anniversary Inspires a Year of  Celebration! MARK YOUR CALENDARS NOW FOR SUNDAY, AUGUST 11, 2013. MCGUIRE’S 50TH  ANNIVERSARY BANQUET IS ONE CELEBRATION YOU WON’T WANT TO MISS! Fifty years is no small feat for any marriage, friendship, business or nonprofit! So when one considers the odds of McGuire Memorial’s astonishing success over the past half century,…
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Access Services’ 2nd Annual Fall Charity Event: Dinner in the Deep at Adventure Aquarium

An Unforgettable Underwater Evening Saturday, September 28, 2013 6 – 10 p.m. Join Access Services for an evening of fins, food and fun! Enjoy dinner, live music, dancing, and a silent auction — all surrounded by Adventure Aquarium’s 550,000 gallon Shark Realm, an exhibit with 20 sharks and hundreds of amazing fish. The Currents Ballroom,…
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The Beaver Creek Candle Company is Dedicated to Improving the Lives of People with Developmental Disabilities

People with disabilities want to be productive. They have their own desires and dreams to fulfill. The Beaver Creek Candle Company out of Ohio puts the spotlight on aspirations of the developmentally disabled. This organization is unique because all of their candles are made in the USA and handcrafted by people with developmental disabilities. The…
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AMC Brings Sensory Friendly Films to Families Affected by Autism

AMC Theatres and the Autism Society have teamed up to bring families affected by autism and other disabilities a special opportunity to enjoy films in a safe environment on a monthly basis with the “Sensory Friendly Films” program. Movie titles include Epic 2-D, Monsters University, and Despicable Me 2. The auditoriums dedicated to the program…
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MOVEing Creations

Erie Homes for Children and Adults, Inc. 226 E. 27th Street, Erie, PA 16504 Phone: 814-454-1534 Erie Homes for Children and Adults (EHCA) has a unique program that makes holiday crafts, stationery, and home decorations for the general public that provides work for over 65 of its residential individuals. MOVE (Making Opportunities for Volunteerism & Exploration)…
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MOVEing Creations

Fine Arts and Stationery crafted from elements of nature. Erie Homes for Children and Adults, Inc. Making Opportunities for Volunteerism & Exploration (MOVE) is EHCA’s community-based day support program, which is funded through Home & Community Habilitation Services or through private pay. It is designed to give adults with developmental disabilities successful experiences by providing…
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