Reaching the community

A big part of what we do here at CLI is advocacy and education. Whether it’s a class, a community group, or a company training, we make it a priority to spread awareness about the importance of inclusion, and just why organizations like CLI are important. Last night, we had the honor of presenting before…

How does that happen?

Do you remember your last trip to the grocery store? Or the department store? Perhaps you saw someone working there who had a visible disability (note: many disabilities are invisible). Odds are, if you saw someone on the job who has an intellectual or developmental disability, they got that position through an organization like Community…

Happy World Down Syndrome Day!

Today is World Down Syndrome Day! According to worlddownsyndromeday.org, today was selected as World Down Syndrome Day because the 21st day of the third month signifies “the uniqueness of the triplication (trisomy) of the 21st chromosome which causes Down syndrome.” March 21 is important for the global community for so many reasons. Firstly, it serves…