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Ellie’s Success Story | World Down Syndrome Day

Written by Lisa Brodie My daughter Ellie is a vibrant, young lady who was blessed to be born with Down Syndrome.  She is full of life and puts her all in to everything she does!  I remember thinking, when she…

More Than Simple Gratitude: Heroes in Plain Sight

Written By Amy Harkins Reading Time: 2 Minutes Veterans are not a monolith. They possess a variety of talents and skills and needs after the epic storm that crashed and stalled over Houston in August of 2017.  Hurricane Harvey was…

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Alex’s Success Story | Autism Awareness Month

Hi, my name is Alex Hightower. I am a sophomore at The HUB Houston, a relationship-centered educational program serving teenagers and young adults with neurological differences. I am also the webmaster and former Senior Patrol Leader for Boy Scout Troop…

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Get Ready to….Transition!

Transition Planning – What is THAT? Simply stated, “transition” is the in-between phase from childhood to adulthood. It is often a time with some anxiety and uncertainty because it follows, perhaps, years of having a daily routine driven by a…

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World Down Syndrome Day | Blakeley’s Success Story

To honor World ‪Down Syndrome‬ Day BridgingApps is sharing the success story of Blakeley. Blakeley’s Success Story Written By Ashley Stainback Kress My son, Blakeley Kress, is an amazing young man who just happens to have Down syndrome! Honestly, when…

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Megan’s Transition Story Using Tech for College Success

Megan has embarked on an exciting new adventure this school year. She is living on campus at University of Houston and overcoming obstacles unique to most freshmen. Megan has cerebral palsy. Prior to starting at the University of Houston Megan…

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John’s Success Story

Earlier this month, BridgingApps Digital Trainer Jana Rodriguez met with Marine veteran Jimmy. A few years ago his mother-in-law resided in a nursing home, which is where he and his wife Leslie met and befriended John Maynard. John is a…