December 11, 2014 Michael Ray
I think that many people don’t consider life experience as a friendship history or even a story at all. Before FLA, my life story was going to school, spending time in my room playing video games or singing along to my favorite songs. I didn’t know how to be connected in a positive way with
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December 11, 2014 Michael Ray
Imagine wanting to work, but having no idea of how to get where you want to be in life. This is how Jurdy was feeling at the age of 26. Diagnosed with cerebral palsy and limited vision, Jurdy became “lost” in the “system.” Jurdy and her family heard about successes other individuals with disAbilities were
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December 11, 2014 Michael Ray
Kelsi was coming home from school every day, picking up a book and trying her best to read it. She didn’t know how to read since she was in a self-contained classroom and they really were not trying to teach reading. When I approached The Full Life Ahead Foundation about our dilemma, Lisa Manly wanted
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December 11, 2014 Michael Ray
When the Echols first attended one of The Full Life Ahead Foundation’s workshop/trainings at Children’s Harbor, two important things happened for Josh. The first was during one of the teen/young adult sessions where we work on helping them identify their gifts and strengths, put together an action plan, and bring in Vocational Rehabilitation counselors to
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December 11, 2014 Michael Ray
Here is a young man with a Bachelors degree in mechanical engineering from Georgia Tech. He was offered a job with General Motors designing concept cars, an absolute dream job! He took a trip to Michigan to look for an apartment. Unfortunately, he was unable to find accessible living options within a reasonable distance from
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