News & Updates

Supported Employment: Bridging the I/DD Unemployment Gap

According to the United States Department of Labor, the unemployment rate for those with a disability is currently at 12.6%. This is roughly twice the rate of those with no disability.

Serving Up Joy: Connor’s Employment with Bitty and Beau’s Coffee Shop

Bitty and Beau’s, a coffee shop that employs individuals with disabilities, recently established their newest location in the Charlotte area. Founded in 2016 in Wilmington, this NC establishment has become famous for bridging the unemployment gap for those with I/DD.

Tiffany’s Health Journey: Making Positive Changes

Here at Abound Health, we believe in empowering our clients to be their best selves, with an emphasis on both mental and physical well-being.

Celebrating 31 Years of the Americans with Disabilities Act

On July 26th, 1990, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) was passed into law by sitting President George H.W. Bush. On the 31st anniversary of its inception, we take this time to reflect on the monumental impact of this historical civil rights legislation.

Disability Pride Month 2021

July is Disability Pride Month! This observance is dedicated to celebrating what makes us different. During this time, let us increase visibility and elevate the voices of all individuals with a disability.

Fostering Creativity: Engaging Through Virtual Art Classes

Despite advances in vaccines throughout the pandemic, many Day Program activities have taken caution and remained virtual. One such activity is the Greensboro virtual art program.