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A tribute to dads who do it all for their kids with disabilities

This Father’s Day, Team AbleLight would like to recognize and pay tribute to all those dads out there who rise to the challenge, often while quaking in their boots. What do fathers of kids with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD) do that’s so amazing?

Celebrating special needs moms

Mother’s Day is upon us, and this year, we want to pay a special tribute to all the moms of children with disabilities.

Young man with autism

Celebrating National Autism Acceptance Month

In honor of National Autism Acceptance Month, we’d like to take the opportunity to lay out the basics of autism spectrum disorder and, more importantly, dispel the widely held myths about this complex developmental disability.

Young boy reading a book

Representation Matters: People with I/DD in Media

Media has the power to shape our perception, making it vital that we all see characters with intellectual and developmental disabilities represented fairly and authentically. We discuss the issue here and get you started with a list of 50 books featuring characters with disabilities.