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Make a difference this holiday season! Help the Advocacy Network on Disabilities continue to provide supports and services to children and adults with disabilities. Every time you shop for gifts with AmazonSmile, Amazon will donate 0.5% of eligible purchases to your favorite charitable organization—no fees, no extra cost. All you need to do is… Read More »
Give Miami Day 2020 is on Tuesday, November 19, 2020! We know that there are thousands of organizations participating in Give Miami Day 2020. But we hope that this year you choose The Advocacy Network on Disabilities as one of your charities of choice. Now, more than ever, we need your support in helping… Read More »
SAVE THE DATE! Thursday, November 19, 2020, is Give Miami Day 2020! Now more than ever, we need your support in helping families with funding for housing, food, and providing extensive emotional support and counseling. Make sure you mark the occasion on your calendars and join us on #GiveMiamiDay2020 in continuing to provide services… Read More »
Have you heard the news? The Advocacy Network on Disabilities has been selected as the beneficiary of the Community Bag Program! Each time the $2.50 reusable Community Bag is purchased at the Winn-Dixie located at 11241 Southwest 40th Street, Miami FL during the month of November we will receive a $1 donation.
October is Learning Disabilities Awareness Month! During this month, we take the time to spread awareness about children and adults with learning disabilities. To learn more about different learning disabilities and for some fun activities for children, click here.
This year marks not only the 75th observance of NDEAM. Both milestones are being commemorated with a range of events and activities centered on the theme “Increasing Access and Opportunity.” Learn more on how to observe NDEAM by clicking here.
Making it easier to keep a sign language interpreter on-screen Zoom’s latest update will let you pin or spotlight multiple videos during a call. Image: Zoom via Mashable By James Vincent Zoom has added new accessibility features that should make the videoconference app easier to use for individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing,… Read More »
What is National Inclusion Week? Inclusive Employers bring you National Inclusion Week, from September28th – October 4th 2020. This week is designed to celebrate everyday inclusion in all its forms! Sharing, promoting and inspiring your inclusion practices and culture: together, we will build and develop the inclusion momentum, everyday. The theme for National Inclusion… Read More »
‘It Feels Good. I Like Being Productive’, Kindness & Opportunity Also Brewing At ‘Our Grounds’ Coffee Shop
Our Grounds is a non-profit that runs a vocational training site and coffee shop for adults and adolescents with intellectual and cognitive disabilities in Kendall. (CBS4) By Marybel Rodriguez MIAMI (CBSMiami) — Whether it is a pastry or a cappuccino being served up, at Our Grounds, the mission is all about the team. “We… Read More »
Miami-Dade County Public Schools is no offering free breakfast & lunch for all students 18 & under, and are available for pick-up on Tuesdays & Thursdays from 4-6 pm at all schools. Parents with children at multiple schools may pick up meals at a single location. Click here to learn more.