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With Gratitude

ILO InsightsWith Gratitude!Maedi Tanham Carney Founder & Executive Director, ILOWe are thankful . . .   For ILO families who work together to build communities of support for those we love. For young adults who are doing their very best to overcome challenges...

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Where Do We Go From Here? Advocacy!

ILO InsightsWhere Do We Go From Here? Advocacy!Maedi Tanham Carney Founder & Executive Director, ILOIt's getting closer . . . So, what do we need to know, and what can we do to help ensure the best possible quality of life, and future for our incredible...

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Civil Discourse Anyone

ILO InsightsCivil Discourse AnyoneMaedi Tanham Carney Founder & Executive Director, ILOThe Great Debate?  Last week I asked if you were ready to rumble and you thought I was kidding, didn’t you? Well, after the first Presidential election debate on Tuesday night...

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Are You Ready to Rumble?

ILO InsightsAre You Ready to Rumble?Maedi Tanham Carney Founder & Executive Director, ILOIt’s Time to Advocate for Ourselves! One of the ways ILO helps young adults with disabilities transition to independent living is to help them learn how to advocate for...

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How Far We’ve Come

ILO InsightsILO Fundraising Goal: $16,000 $11,000+! We are almost there – can you believe it?Route: The ride is a 53-mile loop with 4 stops in DC and Maryland in areas where ILO self-advocates live (see schedule and location below) Keeping It Small & Safe: Masks...

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A Summer Like No Other

ILO Insights July 8, 2020A Summer Like No OtherMaedi Tanham Carney Founder & Executive Director, ILOBut ILO Keeps Doing What ILO Does Best! This summer may be quiet for some but not for ILO's self-advocates! Coaching for Work and for Life ILO’s job and life...

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ILO Continues to Grow

ILO Insights June 25, 2020 Even a Pandemic Can't Hold Us Back Maedi Tanham Carney Founder & CEO, ILO ILO Continues to Grow - Why That Matters! Who would have thought sitting down to eat a meal in a restaurant would be so treasured, or getting together face-to-face...

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ILO Insights: What Matters Now?

ILO Insights June 19, 2020What Matters Now?Maedi Tanham CarneyFounder & CEO, ILOBuilding Supportive Communities! Now, more than ever before, our vision and mission are providing us with a sustainable and strong framework that allows us to support and protect our...

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7:00 pm FAM-POD UMC Family POD Meeting @ Zoom (By Invitation)
FAM-POD UMC Family POD Meeting @ Zoom (By Invitation)
Dec 6 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
UMC Family POD Meetings take place every other month allowing ILO families to build their networks of support.
3:00 pm ALL/CG Bowling at Bowlero Bethesda @ Bowlero Bethesda
ALL/CG Bowling at Bowlero Bethesda @ Bowlero Bethesda
Dec 11 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Community Group Social Saturday Self-Advocates – join us for a fun Sunday afternoon at Bowlero Bethesda. The $31.25 per person fee includes 1-1/2 hours of unlimited bowling, free shoe rental,  and all the pizza you[...]

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