Able Act press conference July 2016

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — For parents with children with disabilities, or Floridians living with disabilities, the future can be uncertain when it comes to work and finances. Now, a first of its kind savings plan hopes to alleviate those fears. Jenn Sikora has worried about her son Sean’s future on more than one occasion. “For 13…

The Great Caregiver Quest

For quality attendant care, first you have to assess how many hours a day you require personal assistance, and then you have to come up with a way to pay for it. Next you need to find people willing to work for you, and it helps if they’re not criminals. Once you’ve got all of…

Local events planned as ADA turns 25

1990 law provided many opportunities for diisabled people Tallahassee Democrat 97/23/2015 written by: Gerald Ensley Twin sisters Leslie Kitterman and Lynn Picolo, 60, were born with Osteogenesis imperfecta, a genetic condition characterized by bones that break easily. They’ve spent almost their entire lives relying on wheelchairs for mobility. That hasn’t kept them from rewarding lives.…