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November, the month before Christmas, is affectionately known as Movember where a guy can sport a mustachioed look and feel confident about it. November is the month where the days are short and bright and the nights are long and chilly.
November is the month we honor Veterans tasked with protecting our country. Society salutes their sacrifices and courage in parades across the country, in the black and white photo's of grandparents and parents in uniform and classmates returned from battles afar.... READ MORE

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Discover a Full Life Ahead

Our new Full Life Ahead Workbook and Guide would make a great gift this holiday season! Purchase yours here.

Are you curious about Full Life Ahead's Workbook and Guide?  Learn more about how it can be used for your family in Katherine Carol's October  blog post!

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Tis the Season to Try Seasonal Work

As the holiday season approaches, you may start noticing 'seasonal' job openings, typically available in shopping malls and retail establishments in your community. This is a good time to gain work experience and explore the types of jobs that may suit your needs.

Here are a few reasons a seasonal job may help you as you look for permanent employment, including options for working from home during the holidays ... READ MORE .

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H.O.P.E. Connections


 
The  Transitions 101 website has valuable resources for students, parents and teachers to help them learn more about making the transition from school to the world of work.

For more disAbility resources, 
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Town Hall Meeting Connects Commissioners, Voters with Disabilities


Last week, Commissioner Christy McCormick and I, along with state and local election officials fromWashington State, conducted a town hall discussion with voters with disabilities. The event took place at the 23rd annual conference of the Association of Programs for Rural and Independent Living (APRIL), in Spokane, Washington.

More than 400 people with disabilities attended this year's conference from across rural America. I want to thank APRIL for inviting us to this year's conference.  I would also like to thank the state and local election officials who joined us, Shannon Cortez from Washington Secretary of State Kim Wyman's office and Vicky Dalton of Spokane County.

During a 90-minute session, we heard invaluable feedback from voters with disabilities about accessible voting in rural America. We encouraged attendees to tell us the good, the bad, and the ugly. We listened as they told us about several important issues...  KEEP READING

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Support our Hams for H.O.P.E. Fundraiser!

Buy your gift card here 20% of your purchase goes directly to support the Full Life Ahead FoundationYou can use your HoneyBaked Gift Card to shop online, order from the HoneyBaked catalog or at any HoneyBaked location nationwide. 


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Upcoming Events...

  • Every Thursday Evening -Join the Full Life Ahead Small Group each Thursday evening through December 2nd! For more info, contact Tammy Moore. (TammyMoore@FullLifeAhead.org)
  • November 28, 2017 - #GivingTuesday - More information coming soon!
  • January 20th, 2018Down Syndrome Alabama (DSA) is hosting a seminar series focusing on Behavior! This "Hot Topic" event will be held on January 20th, 2018 at  Ascension Church (1929 Canyon Road, Vestavia Hills, AL 35216) from 8 A.M.- 5 P.M.   Register here. Email for more information:  seccodg@gmail.com
  • February 2-4, 2018 - Full Life Ahead Family Weekend - Registration opening soon!
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Did you know? There are many ways you can give to Full Life Ahead! Give through traditional donations or legacy giving  here OR give without spending a dime by participating in Planet Fundraiser or Amazon Smile!



You can now give recurring gifts to the Full Life Ahead Foundation? Find out more here.

Wishing you and yours a Full Life Ahead,
  
Tammy
Tammy Moore   
Executive Director
The Full Life Ahead Foundation 
Office: 205-439-6534
Cell:(205) 261-1235 
Fax: (205)439-6594

If you have information, an event, a worksh op, a resource or anything else that you would like to share in our e-newsletter, please email  TammyMoore@FullLifeAhead.org
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The purpose of The Full Life Ahead Foundation is to positively impact the lives of individuals with disAbilities and their families by helping them create hope, encourage dreams, set expectations a nd establish an action plan to achieve the fullest possible adult life.  We desire to offer every individual the opportunity to be a productive, contributing member of their community.