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Facts on Autism

This year, we are focusing on educating the public on developmental disabilities. Let's start with autism. What is it exactly? What causes it? What can we do it about it?

What happens to our brains when we exercise and why it makes us happier

Exercising and healthy living habits have been a big deal around here lately. If you have been following our STAR newsletter, you will have learned that our clients are all about juicing and exercising. Our clients have been experiencing substantial health benefits since. Our client, Doug has lost 40 pounds, and Tom who had serious arthritis have been able to gain muscle strength back into his body.

Family Support & United Way – Becky’s Story

When Becky was just 6 years old, Wendy became concerned that Becky's physical growth slowed and cognitive abilities declined. Wendy called DDA's Family Support & Advocacy Program to talk about her worries and what to do next. Our family support worker listened to Wendy and offered immediate information and assistance. No forms, no fees and no wait lists. She was ecstatic!