DISCOVER THE MANY WAYS PEOPLE WITH IDDs ARE
Learn about intellectual and developmental differences (IDDs).
Discover the many ways individuals with IDDs are employable.
Connect through a nonprofits that supports youth and adults with IDDs.
meet Some In Our Community With IDDs
From top athletes to hard-working employees, people with IDDs on the First Coast are diverse individuals with their own interests, values and personalities. Meet some of the people who make up Northeast Florida’s IDD community.
An Unlikely Partnership Creates a More Connectable Jacksonville
When JU geography professor, Ashley Johnson, PhD, made an open-ended offer for her students to create a map as a service-learning study, she didn’t know she would set into motion a citywide campaign. Johnson’s offer and the students’ efforts were the foundation for Connectable’s Shopability, a citywide campaign to recognize Jacksonville’s inclusive employers and their
VyStar: Every Individual Should Have The Opportunity to Work and Earn a Living
It Is Important to VyStar That Every Individual Has an Opportunity to Work and Earn a LivingVyStar Credit Union was inspired at one of the The Arc Jacksonville’s events. Brian Wolfburg, CEO of VyStar believes “It is very important to VyStar that every individual has the opportunity to work and earn an income in an
Auld & White is Building a Brighter Future for People of All Abilities
Auld & White is Building a Brighter Future for People of All AbilitiesNathan Marty, CEO of Auld & White Constructors, made the pledge to employ an individual with intellectual differences as a part of the 20 in 20 campaign. This decision came full circle when Auld & White hired a young man from North Florida