Board of Directors: Diana Vlamis Koster, Michael McDade, April Northrup, Nancy O’Brien, Meagan Putney, Karen Serevitch, Jon Tubman, Paula Tucci

2016/17 classes have started! 

We look forward to another great year of disability awareness classes. To volunteer to teach a class or assist in the classroom, please contact us.  


Understanding Disabilities, Inc.  © 2015

Current Activities:

2017

Apr 7     Star Gala

Mar 13   Just Talk About It

2016

Dec 3      Moana Movie Fundraiser

Oct 16     Teal Pumpkin Painting

Sept 11    Jail & Bail 2016​​



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Understanding Disabilities depends on donations to meet our budget each year and continue our programming.



​-Tonia McGuire, 4th grade teacher Killam elementary school   

"I look forward to Understanding Disabilities every year.  The lessons and speaker sessions are well prepared and engaging for all students.  The program successfully promotes compassion and acceptance of differences among everyone at our school and extends throughout our community."

OUR MISSION

Understanding Disabilities provides disability awareness programming to help children see beyond people’s disabilities and to view other children as individuals and friends. We highlight all that people with disabilities can do, and we promote a culture of inclusion and respect.