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Employment for Individuals with Disabilities: The Job Fair

Thursday, April 26, 2017 Here at Integrated Living Opportunities (ILO), employment for individuals with disabilities is a very important issue. We believe that employment can be crucial for psychological health, as well as being beneficial in aiding socialization, integration, and the development of skills. We also recognize that for many

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Transitioning: A Summary

Thursday, March 23, 2017 Today’s post has been shared from M&L Special Needs Planning, LLC. M&L’s mission is to educate families in an emphatic, methodical, non-threatening way. M&L does this by providing workshops and creating financial security with comprehensive special needs life plans and government benefit counseling for the individual

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A New Community Partnership in DC

Thursday, March 16, 2017 Hello everyone and welcome to our blog! Today, we would like to share some thrilling news with you – as of last month, Integrated Living Opportunities (ILO) has entered into a new community partnership. In today’s blog post, ILO Participating Family member and blog contributor Barbara

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Report: Employment Outcomes for Persons with Disability Depend on State

Thursday, March 9th, 2017 At Integrated Living Opportunities (ILO), we recognize that employment is an important part of independent living and community integration. Meaningful and rewarding employment is psychologically beneficial – it offers opportunities to improve self-confidence, and provides a sense of purpose and self-worth. Employment can help individuals learn

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The Right to a Full Life: Debbie Fickenscher

Thursday, February 23, 2017 Hello everyone, and welcome back to our blog this week! Today, we would like to take the opportunity to congratulate Debbie Fickenscher on the recent release of her book, The Right to a Full Life. Debbie and her family are an important part of Integrated Living

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A Time for Love

Wednesday, February 15, 2017 Written by Barbara Goldschmidt A valentine is not instructions. Or an essay with footnotes. A valentine is an emotional message that tells someone you care. But it’s not easy to express how we feel, even when we want to, so we often get help from Hallmark.

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