Rest in Power, Judy Heumann

Judy Heumann was a trailblazer and a true inspiration to millions of people around the world. As a disability rights activist, she fought tirelessly to promote equal opportunities for people with disabilities and to challenge societal attitudes that excluded them from full participation in their communities.

Exploring ABLE Accounts

ABLE accounts, also known as Achieving a Better Life Experience accounts, are a relatively new financial tool that can benefit people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD). These accounts were created to provide a tax-advantaged savings option for people with disabilities. In this post, we’ll review what ABLE accounts are, how they work, and the benefits they offer to people with disabilities.

Celebrating A Day For Love!

This Valentine’s Day, over 300 persons served and staff from across South Florida got together at the Eureka Work Center to celebrate a day filled with friendship and love! The Sunrise Day for Love event was meant to bring everyone together to celebrate.

ANCOR Policy Summit and Hill Day 2022

All branches of the federal government play critical roles in affirming, securing, and achieving the vision of inclusion and ensuring that the civil rights of persons with disabilities are realized. One of the leading voices in Washington, D.C., providing a voice for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD) and direct support professionals (DSPs) is ANCOR.

Congrats Connie!

On Friday, October 14th, Board Chair Steve Weinger and I attended the 35th Annual Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) Miami Chapter Endowment Fund Luncheon. At the luncheon, a member of the Sunrise Board of Directors, Connie Crowther, was honored with the Bill Adams Lifetime Achievement Award.