Disability Advocates of Kent County

Disability Advocates' Adaptive Home Solutions helps resolve barriers to independent living

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Submitted 05-17-2017 under NONPROFITS

In this week’s segment of GRTV’s NPO Showcase Sarah Harris, an occupational therapist from Disability Advocates of Kent County, shares some of the occupational therapy and adaptive home solutions they provide to...

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Vocational rehabilitation, independent living resources available for veterans

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Submitted 11-09-2016 under NONPROFITS

In celebration of Veteran’s Day on November 11, this week’s segment of GRTV’s NPO Showcase features the Veteran Peer Supports program at Disability Advocates of Kent County. DAKC’s Christine Morse discusses the program,...

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Pack a shoebox gift for a child in need this Christmas

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Submitted 11-02-2016 under NONPROFITS

In this week’s segment of GRTV’s NPO Showcase, Jennie Nichols, Church Relations Coordinator for Operation Christmas Child, discusses this outreach ministry of Samaritan’s Purse. Samaritan’s Purse is a nondenominational...

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Disability Advocates to hold coffee with township supervisors to discuss public transit

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Submitted 05-10-2016 under PLACE-MATTERS

Disability Advocates of Kent County, Faith in Motion, Concerned Citizens for Improved Transportation, and the Kent County Essential Needs Task Force have joined together to host a five-part coffee series with elected leaders from various levels of...

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Disability Advocates holds coffee with township supervisors to discuss public transit

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Submitted 05-09-2016 under NONPROFITS

Disability Advocates of Kent County, Faith in Motion, Concerned Citizens for Improved Transportation, and the Kent County Essential Needs Task Force have joined together to host a five part coffee series with elected leaders from various levels of...

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Disability: Dialogue on a unique way of living

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Submitted 04-09-2015 under NONPROFITS

“Disability is not an inherent struggle, but rather, Disability is an art; it’s a unique way of living,” says Dr. Chris Smit, paraphrasing a quote from Neil Marcus. “This definition goes against every definition of Disability...

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Bus Stop Stories showcase local resident experiences on public transportation

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Submitted 09-16-2014 under NONPROFITS

Disability Advocates of Kent County (DAKC), Tommy Allen Creative and Friends of Transit, the local transit advocacy team, are excited to share new videos of lively, poignant, and comic reflections on The Rapid’s new BRT Silver Line debut in...

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Story Matters: Trudy Brenner knows son can do what he sets his mind to do

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Submitted 08-14-2014 under NONPROFITS

We build community when we share our stories - whether they be a memory, an experience or just simply telling what we think is great about this place. The Elevating Voices project is collaborating with 12 local nonprofits through the summer and fall...

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Story Matters: Chris Smit advises persons with new disabilities to reach out

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Submitted 08-14-2014 under NONPROFITS

We build community when we share our stories - whether they be a memory, an experience or just simply telling what we think is great about this place. The Elevating Voices project is collaborating with 12 local nonprofits through the summer and fall...

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Story Matters: Grant Barker finds community at Disability Advocates event

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Submitted 08-12-2014 under NONPROFITS

We build community when we share our stories - whether they be a memory, an experience or just simply telling what we think is great about this place. The Elevating Voices project is collaborating with 12 local nonprofits through the summer and fall...

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