Nonprofit Strives to Empower People With Disabilities

Nonprofit Strives to Empower People With Disabilities

The nonprofit organization Living Beyond Boundaries Inc. recently celebrated its one-year anniversary. Based in San Jose, California and founded by Greg Landers, this organization aims to provide things like life coaching and vocational training for people with disabilities all around the world.

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Living Beyond Boundaries has a page on their website listing all of their specialized programs. These include scholarships for students with disabilities, life coaching, career advancements, peer mentors and many more. For SMA individuals who are interested in college or entering the workforce, this is a great resource. The nonprofit also has a Facebook group which you can request to join.

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Kevin Schaefer is a writer from Cary, North Carolina with SMA Type II. He studied English at NC State University with concentrations in film studies and creative writing, and since graduating he’s been focused on freelance journalism as well as writing comic book scripts. When he’s not writing or consuming excessive amounts of comic books and movies, he enjoys spending time with family and friends and considers himself blessed that they put up with his ramblings. He is the youngest of three and lives with his parents and dog Pandora. The dog gets the most attention.
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Kevin Schaefer is a writer from Cary, North Carolina with SMA Type II. He studied English at NC State University with concentrations in film studies and creative writing, and since graduating he’s been focused on freelance journalism as well as writing comic book scripts. When he’s not writing or consuming excessive amounts of comic books and movies, he enjoys spending time with family and friends and considers himself blessed that they put up with his ramblings. He is the youngest of three and lives with his parents and dog Pandora. The dog gets the most attention.

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