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Internship Program at Danbury Hospital Will Prepare Young Adults with Disabilities for Success

Ability Beyond and Nuvance Health join forces to promote inclusion and independence, bringing internationally-recognized Project SEARCH model to Danbury DANBURY, Conn.—Local young adults with disabilities may now gain real life work experiences at Danbury Hospital, thanks to a 10-month internship program that launched this fall through Ability Beyond and Nuvance […]

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DEIB at Ability Beyond Takes Another Step Forward with Pride

Ability Beyond has announced its second-ever employee resource group (ERG)—Ability Pride—to support, represent, and celebrate LGBTQIA+ members of the workforce! “By the very nature of the work we do—which is caring for people—we have to care for our team members,” said Shaileen Brighton-Ortiz, Director of Services and DEIB at Ability […]

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2023 Golf, Tennis & Pickleball Tournament – Another Success!

Beautiful weather greeted guests this year at Ability Beyond’s annual Golf, Tennis & Pickleball Tournament at Ridgewood Country Club in Danbury. Players from near and far gathered for a wonderful day of play to support a worthy cause. New features to the annual fundraiser included an on-course golf simulator with […]

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Community Comes Together For 10th Annual Families Rock

Nearly 200 people came out to Dickinson Park this past Saturday to celebrate the 10th Annual Families Rock. The artists were jamming to everyone’s favorite tunes as families gathered to socialize and have fun. Started by Board of Director member Steve Tracy and musician Jay Willie, the event has become […]

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Human Resource Manager Receives Professional Excellence Award

Human Resources Manager Jessica Hanson has become the inaugural recipient of the HR Professional Excellence Award, presented by the Connecticut Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM) for outstanding contributions in the field! She humbly accepted the accolades this spring, during a tri-state conference at Mohegan Sun attended by 300 of […]

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June Impact Newsletter

Enjoying the Great Outdoors at Rocking Horse Ranch At Ability Beyond, we strive to offer supports that build life skills and foster connections for the individuals we serve across the age spectrum. We believe rewarding community experiences encourage social readiness and nurture self-expression, independence and confidence. Thanks to the generous […]

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