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Caregiver Spotlight: Rachel

Meet Rachel, a Board Certified assistant Behavior Analyst This month for the caregiver spotlight, we got to chat with Rachel, a Board Certified assistant Behavior Analyst. Since joining Synapse Sitters, Rachel has been able to connect with several families and she...

Embracing Abilities

Get to Know Embracing Abilities, Inc. Each month we will be highlighting one of our incredible provider partners. Specifically those that hire, train, and employ respite caregivers. In addition to our caregiver members working with families independently and being...

Caregiver Spotlight: Courtney

Meet Courtney, a Lead ABA Therapist! Each month we will be highlighting one of our amazing caregiver members. This month we chat with Courtney, a Lead ABA Therapist. She joined Synapse Sitters with an open mind and just wanted to check it out. Read on to learn more...

Morning Dove Therapeutic Riding Center

Morning Dove Therapeutic Riding Center is a nonprofit organization in Zionsville that provides equine-assisted activities and therapy to individuals with physical, cognitive, behavioral and/or emotional disabilities in the greater Indianapolis area. Enjoy our...

Sean McElwee

Sean McElwee was a star on the TV show, Born This Way, which chronicled the lives of seven young adults with Down Syndrome. Since starring on the show, he has opened his own business, Seanese, where he sells t-shirts with designs that celebrate disability inclusion....

Texas Sweet Heat Jam Company

Nolan Stilwell is the culinary artist and young entrepreneur behind Texas Sweet Heat Jam Co. The company was created to give Nolan, who has Down Syndrome, an opportunity to work in culinary. Their company has endless options for jam flavors that you can try from a...

Holiday Gift Guide 2020

Have you started your holiday shopping yet? Hopefully you aren’t finished yet because we are sharing some of our favorite businesses that are owned by people with a disability or that support people with disabilities and are a great place to shop this holiday...

Finley’s

Finley’s is a dog treat company that employs people with disabilities and gives 50% of their proceeds to provide employment training, accessibility, health & wellness, and advocacy platforms for people with disabilities. Enjoy the interview with the...

Gracie’s Doggie Delights

Gracie’s Doggie Delights was started by Gracie, a young woman with Down Syndrome. They make and sell dog treats that they ship anywhere in the country. Their mission is not only to make great products but also to raise awareness about people with developmental...

Brittany’s Baskets of Hope

Brittany’s Baskets of Hope makes and delivers baskets to families that have a new baby with Down syndrome to celebrate as well as provide information, support, guidance, and hope to those families. The nonprofit organization was founded by Brittany Schiavone....