Celebrating 50 Years of Support

Spotlight Stories

The following Spotlight Stories we're posting here on our website and also on our Facebook page, our LinkedIn page and our Instagram account introduce you to some of the people we support: you can learn more about their every day lives and their successes, as well as learn about the services our Board offers. 

rebecca.pngMeet Rebecca!

When she’s not working at one of her two jobs, Rebecca enjoys dancing, reading, writing, fashion and spending time with her family, pets, and friends. According to her mom, Jenny, she has an incredible memory, a great sense of humor, and an amazing vocabulary. READ MORE ...

   


brody.jpgMeet Brody!

Brody is a local 7th grader who loves swimming, video games, and football. He’s especially fond of Bengals' favorite Andy Dalton, who he has been able to meet a few times through events sponsored by the Andy and Jordan Dalton Foundation. Brody loves football so much that he’s helped coach the team at Lakota Plains Junior School to a 6-0 season. READ MORE ...

   


perfect people profile image.jpgMeet Caitlin and Danielle!

Olympic bowler. Ballroom dancer. Baseball player. Horse enthusiast. Country music lover. Those are a few titles associated with Caitlin D’Avignon but, soon she may be best known as Princess Caitlin, the main character named after her in ‘The Perfect People’, a children’s book recently published by Mascot Books. READ MORE ...    

   


tarah.jpgMeet Tarah!

Tarah loves to attend school, pick her own movies, and she enjoys visiting local attractions like Krohn Conservatory and Newport Aquarium. She also loves to be read to, to take walks, and she holds strong feelings about her fashion choices. She loves to be a part of the group and treasures family time. Since Tarah is unable to speak, her parents rely on body language to determine how she is feeling. READ MORE ...   

   


ashley profile image_resized smaller.jpgMeet Ashley!

Ashley is a fun, active young woman who loves her job, shopping, dancing, country music, fashion, and her family. She has worked at Miami University for 16 years in dining services. “It’s awesome there!” Ashley said. “I clean tables, take care of silverware, and I work on the buffet.” She especially enjoys interacting with the students and with her co-workers. READ MORE ...

   


duane profile image resized smaller.jpgMeet Duane!

Meet Duane! If you stop by the Fairfield Skyline on Hicks Boulevard, chances are you’ll run into someone (or many people) who know Duane. He’s been a fixture there for 32 years washing dishes, busing tables, and making his customers and co-workers smile. READ MORE ...

   


jessi profile image_resized smaller.jpgMeet Jessi!

Meet Jessi! Jessi is a positive force in our local community, whether it’s giving talks at local schools on behalf of her nonprofit organization, You Got the Power, coaching therapeutic baseball, caring for her pets, or just expressing gratitude for the people in her life who have supported her along the way. READ MORE ...

   


dalton feature.jpgMeet Dalton!

Meet Dalton! He is a cheerful, active 21-month-old who keeps his mom Angie on her toes. When Dalton was born as a 23-week-old preemie, Angie says the medical team didn’t give the family a lot of hope. His twin passed away shortly after birth, and Dalton spent five long months in the NICU. Earlier this year, he received a Cerebral Palsy diagnosis. READ MORE ...