Dearest friends, If you are reading this, then you’ve already found Glimmer. And it’s not perfect, but at least it’s something. Because something is better than nothing. I pretend that the genesis of this project stems from my innate desire to help others, but that’s not the truth. The truth is that I want to […]
There’s a terrific story you may be familiar with already. Nicole Perkins is a photographer based in the United Kingdom, and among her claims to fame are photography shoots with down syndrome children.
Out this morning is a fantastic piece in The Philadelphia Inquirer discussing hiring trends in the workplace and how more companies are embracing employees with disabilities.
Yes David, many people would like you! We were touched by this story of a mom in Neptune Beach, FL that posted to Twitter something her nonverbal autistic son asked her, unprompted. The outpouring of support from all over the world has been heartwarming.
Welcome to this week’s edition of The Spark, where we’re eagerly looking forward to trick or treating and Halloween fun on Thursday. Have you seen any stories worth highlighting? Drop us a line! Hats off to Andrew Brettner of Florida, who is determined to one day walk his girlfriend down the aisle when they marry. Andrew […]
Welcome to The Spark, where we showcase some of the more interesting and inspiring stories in the disability communities. Have you seen any stories worth highlighting? Drop us a line! Autism Speaks, Special Olympics and Best Buddies are joining together to create one million jobs by 2025 for people with developmental disabilities. In touting the benefits […]
Welcome to The Spark, where we showcase some of the more inspiring stories in the disability communities. Have you seen any stories worth highlighting? Drop us a line! So let’s get to it… Just in time for Halloween, check out this story on LifeHacker about how to find the perfect Halloween costume for kids with disabilities. In […]
Welcome to the inaugural issue of The Spark, where the Glimmer team will highlight some of the inspiring stories we come across in our day to day reading, and we detail some of the happenings on the Glimmer website.