Union-Tribune Features TMI Clients Working at Pendleton
We at TMI were very pleased to see a wonderful article about our Employment Solutions services and our clients who work at Camp Pendleton in last Sunday's San Diego Union-Tribune.
2012 Employees of the Year
The task of changing a life is, in some ways, an immense one. The raw material is a person with potential that is as yet unrealized. The work is a team effort, people pulling together with mutual understanding and trust. Over time, the life begins to change, a new skill is learned, a new task mastered, then perhaps a set of tasks can be completed. The impact of these small, often incremental changes can accumulate and be dramatic.
Darrel's Success Story
Darrel is a charismatic man who enjoys being a coffee connoisseur, attending church on Sundays, and being as independent as possible. Although Darrel has had physical challenges over the years, he continues to have a positive attitude and strives to reach his goal of being able to walk again.
For My Sister Lisa
The sister of a person with cerebral palsy has made this heartwarming video for her sibling. If you watch this, it will be the best five minutes of your day.
Teenager With CP Frustrated by Tying Shoes—Nike responds
This is a story of a teenage boy who was having a difficult time tying his shoes and the end result is a custom-made pair by Nike!
Please take a moment to read this inspiring article and share it with others.
Special Olympics Athlete Tells Ann Coulter--Stop Using "R"-word
John Franklin Stephens, a 30-year old man with Down Syndrome, has written a letter to columnist and commentator Ann Coulter to educate her about how destructive use of the word "retard" is. Coulter called President Obama "a retard" in a recent tweet.
TMI Segment on Evening Edition
TMI's Employment Solutions program was featured in a recent story done by KPBS.
Cerebral Palsy in the 21st Century
Cindy McCombe Spindler has a daughter with cerebral palsy, and wants to make the world a better place for people with disabilities. She recently created an organization called Ability Catcher (abilitycatcher.com), which I am sure you will be hearing more about.
DEDICATED TMI IT DIRECTOR RECOGNIZED BY SAN DIEGO MAGAZINE
Toward Maximum Independence is pleased to announce that Sandra Eddy, TMI's Director of Information Technology, has been recognized by San Diego Magazine as a Top Tech Executive Finalist for 2012.