About Developmental Disabilities

What Is an Intellectual Disability?
Intellectual disability (or ID) is a term used when a person has certain limitations in cognitive functioning and skills, including communication, social and self-care skills. But we prefer to focus on abilities not disabilities, and dreams not limitations, because when it comes down to it, people with disabilities are just like you,

Give Them Independence

The Importance of Independence
It wasn’t that long ago that people with developmental disabilities were institutionalized – living in horrible conditions with no freedom and no choice. Project Independence was founded over 45 years ago specifically to help get people out of institutions to live independently.