Employment Possibilities for People with Disabilities
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Employment Possibilities for People with Disabilities

People with disabilities are willing and able to work but often face barriers to employment. Despite legislation that protects people with disabilities from employment discrimination, many struggle to access the employment opportunities and fair wages they need for personal and financial growth. According to a 2015 report from the National Conference of State Legislators, only...

Employment, Empowerment, and a Bakery
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Employment, Empowerment, and a Bakery

Don’t you just love a good story? Our lives are full of great stories.  Stories make learning much more interesting.  Most of us in the special needs community have lots of stories to share.  Some will make you laugh, others can make you cry. A little church that started in a funeral home is now...

The Sonflower Bakery Story
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The Sonflower Bakery Story

In February of 2009, I was meeting with my assistant and a parent about potential jobs for our students here at the Church of the Resurrection.  This would help parents have some free time and would also help the students develop job skills.  After determining that many of them would require skills that our students...