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How We Help … and How We’ve Helped

Our employment program at LifeROOTS continues to provide important opportunities to individuals with disabilities and enable them to secure jobs throughout the community where they can. In fact, for more than 20 years, LifeROOTS has operated affirmative business opportunities that provide valuable services for area businesses while providing employment for people with disabilities – and […]




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After Aubree Suffered A Pediatric Stroke, LifeROOTS Helped Her Strike Back

As a first-time mom, Stephanie Terchila excitedly read everything she could about child development after the birth of daughter Aubree in March, 2011.  So when she had a few concerns about Aubree’s development at four months old, she brought them up to her pediatrician  – never thinking that what would follow would be a barrage […]




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Client Spotlight: Jesus

Jesus is a LifeROOTS client who, as a young child, was diagnosed with a Wilms tumor — a type of kidney cancer that occurs in children. The disease, which is the most common form of childhood kidney cancer, occurs in 1 in 200,000 to 250,000 children, and usually attacks when the child is less than […]




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Twin Dreams – And LifeROOTS

How the Advocacy of Parents, And the Help of LifeROOTS, Helped Create a True “Success Story” Dr. Pamela Martin vividly remembers the moment she knew she had become a parent advocate for her twin sons – born prematurely in 1976 and each facing multiple medical problems right from birth.  Standing at the front of her […]




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What Makes This Woman Amazing?

She is amazing because she won a prize at the State Fair for a sculpture of a girl in a wheelchair. She made a gold-ribbon quilt for the State Fair. She has gold-medaled in several sports in the Special Olympics. She acquired a job at the Dollar Tree, initially working one day a week with job […]




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