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Tammy Reeve Ryan

...eventually called Kasilof her home. Tammy spent her life advocating for people that experienced mental illness and developmental disabilities. She relentlessly fought for the rights of others. She held a PhD in Psychology, Masters in Mental Health...

...opening ceremonies begin at noon. Anyone with a developmental disability is welcome to play. Contact Kathy Kenner at...opening ceremonies begin at noon. Anyone with a developmental disability is welcome to play. Contact Kathy Kenner at...
'It gets everybody out'

...Saturday at the Kenai Little League fields, about 80 people walked about, many of the players, most with developmental disabilities, were signing in. In a corner, at a green picnic table, the Peninsula Oilers were hunched over in their...
A great reason to play ball

...hosted its annual World Series Baseball event at the Soldotna Little League fields. The event gives people with developmental disabilities the opportunity to participate in the great American pastime. Participants span a wide range of ages and abilities...
Senate passes bill striking 'retardation' from state laws

...which would replace "mentally retarded" and "mental retardation" with terms such as "intellectual and developmental disabilities.""Anyone who doesn't see how demeaning and debilitating the 'r' words can be, should listen to the...
Learn To Ski helps youth overcome disabilities, have fun outdoors

...children had showed up with winter gear and cross-country skis, many of whom had physical, cognitive or developmental disabilities. It was the third annual Learn to Ski Day. Angela Beplat, an occupational therapist and the event founder...
Local care provider ends assistance program

...and employees' services. Some employees will continue to work with Frontier's other programs, like the developmental disabilities program. As long as Frontier's former consumers and employees contact Access Alaska as soon as possible...
Community involvement key to baseball game's success

...independence, obtain their goals and participate in their community.FCS brings baseball to those experiencing a developmental disability year after year. The thrill of connecting the bat with the ball, catching a pop fly, going 'round the bases...
Around the Peninsula

...of personal accomplishment; and promote community awareness of FCS' services and programs. Anyone with a developmental disability is welcome to come play ball. Player sign-in begins at 11 a.m.; games begin at noon. Admission is free...
Life Line a wonderful service

...who live on their own in the woods can be sure there is a person who comes to their help and people who have developmental disabilities can use a button but some cannot use a telephone and dial a number. It gives me peace of mind that when I...


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