Partners in Employment

Welcome to Partners in Employment, a self-study course designed to help people with developmental disabilities find meaningful jobs and jumpstart their careers.

Partners in Time

In Partners in Time, you will learn how people with disabilities lived, learned and worked from ancient times to the present; recognize ways in which history repeats itself and how those abuses continue today under new names; connect early glimmers of progress with current initiatives; and
explore recent progress and celebrate the groundbreaking efforts that are building a more just, inclusive society.

Partners in Living

Welcome to Partners in Living, a self-study course created to help people with developmental disabilities, their family and friends explore four important elements that, together, can help them create a meaningful life: Self-Determination, Family Support, Community Living and Assistive Technology.

Partners in Making Your Case

Partners in Making Your Case is a self-study course designed to help people advocate for positive changes in public policies that impact people with developmental disabilities and their families.

Partners in Education

Welcome to Partners in Education, a self-study course designed to help parents of children with developmental disabilities navigate the special education system and help their children make the most of their potential.

screen1-480x480 The app, "Telling Your Story," helps you create and practice your personal story with tips on how to best present yourself, to help inform and educate your elected public officials about issues that are important to you.

iPad version
iPhone version
Android tablet version - Google Play
Android phone version - Google Play

View a print version of each of the screens for the "Telling our Story" app >>

For those who cannot use this app, here is a basic script for any communication with a public official >>

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