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Common Myths and Misconceptions About People with Disabilities and How to Challenge Them

People with disabilities are a diverse and significant group in our society, yet they often face stigma, stereotypes and discrimination based on misinformation and misunderstanding. In this article, we will explore some of the common myths and misconceptions about people with disabilities and how to challenge them with facts and respect. Myth: People with disabilities […]

Why You Should Hire a Temporary Employee for Your Business

Are you looking for a way to fill a temporary gap in your workforce, save money on labor costs, and access highly skilled talent? If so, you might want to consider hiring a temporary employee for your business. A temporary employee is a worker who works for a short period of time, usually through a […]

The Benefits of Hiring Someone with a Disability

The Benefits of Hiring Someone with a Disability Hiring someone with a disability can be a smart business decision that brings various benefits to your company, such as: Improved productivity and profitability Competitive advantage and innovation Inclusive work culture and diversity Ability awareness and empathy Customer loyalty and brand enhancement Tax incentives and deductions Low […]

What is a Direct Support Professional

A Direct Support Professional (DSP) is a person who provides individualized support and services to people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) in various settings, such as homes, workplaces, schools and communities. DSPs help people with IDD to achieve their personal goals, enhance their quality of life, increase their independence and participate fully in society. […]

The Benefits of Hiring People with Disabilities for Your Business

The Benefits of Hiring People with Disabilities for Your Business Are you looking for ways to improve your business performance, culture and reputation? Do you want to tap into a diverse and talented pool of potential employees? If so, you should consider hiring people with disabilities. People with disabilities are individuals who have physical, mental, […]

Resources During Stay At Home Order

Hello dear friends of Full Life, As you may know, our support services have come to a standstill as a safety precaution during the Coronavirus pandemic Our DSA programs are on temporary hiatus, as is the bulk of our employment support We miss all our friends dearly, and cannot wait to resume services In the […]

Melissa reviews the Mexican Hot Chocolate donut from Blue Star Donuts!

This morning, Melissa enjoyed a nice bus ride to downtown Portland, where she decided to visit Blue Star Donuts She loved her Mexican Hot Chocolate donutand decided to write a quick review to share her experience:    “Blue Star Donuts is a donut shop in Portland, Oregon where they are always very nice to me […]

Westside Community Inclusion Program

Hello friends of Full Life! We are so excited to offer fun group activities and skills-building classes at the new Full Life Community Inclusion Program based in Beaverton, Oregon The program is designed to help adults with developmental disabilities develop skills in order to secure employment in the future We work on social and community […]