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Siblings Find a Home Together at Mosaic

Siblings Find a Home Together at Mosaic Loving grandparents stepped in to raise Nathan and Riri Gray when their parents abandoned them at a young age. For nearly 30 years, their grandmother was their guardian and was devoted to providing a good
August 2, 2023

Because I Am Disabled

by Rebecca Twitchell Easterseals ad from 1990. When I was young, I saved this Easterseals ad [shown left] from a magazine, and I have kept it ever since. It sums up exactly how I felt when I was a child and how
July 31, 2023

Creative Solutions Thanks to Donor Gifts

Creative Solutions Thanks to Donor Gifts Across Mosaic, we’re transitioning away from the traditional, large-group day programs to smaller settings where people spend much of their time in the community, engaged in various activities. People love it. But they also often spend
July 26, 2023

My Disability Pride: Music, Songwriting, Advocacy

by: Jennifer Msumba The “dis” in disability implies that someone is less able to do things. And while that might be true for some aspects of my life, I have realized that, in my case, autism has provided me with more abilities
July 24, 2023

Blindness Has Its Benefits: Recognizing a Proud Moment

When I was 25 years old, I was diagnosed with an eye disease called retinopathy. That diagnosis led to a long series of doctor visits, laser surgeries, hospitalizations, and last-ditch efforts to save my sight. In the end, nothing worked. A year
July 20, 2023

Jory Contributes to Restaurant’s Success

Jory Contributes to Restaurant’s Success You’ve got to break a lot of shells to make seven gallons of scrambled eggs—630, to be exact. But that’s a typical Friday for Jory Evans, along with cutting up vegetables and preparing patties with fresh hamburger,
July 20, 2023

20 Years Young & 110 Years Strong

20 Years Young & 110 Years Strong Two memorable numbers are important at Mosaic this year—20 and 110. As Mosaic, the organization celebrated its 20th anniversary on July 1. But back in February, it also celebrated the 110th anniversary of its founding.
July 5, 2023

The Summer 2023 Issue of Promise Is Here

The Summer 2023 Issue of Promise Is Here The summer 2023 issue of Promise, Mosaic’s national magazine, celebrates March’s National Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (IDD) Month by sharing inspiring achievements people with IDD make when they make their own life choices that
June 28, 2023

Sharing What’s Inside Through Art

Sharing What’s Inside Through Art Her paintings, which feature unicorns, rainbows and an occasional pegasus, invoke feelings of joy and thoughts of fancy in the viewer. But for Zoe, the artist, the act of painting is what moves her. “It lets me
June 22, 2023
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