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Grit and Positivity Result in Long-Awaited Homecoming

Posted on 12/27/18 by Stacey in LEAP Spotlight!

[image:1] After a serious medical emergency resulted in the amputation of her fingers and toes, Carolyn Jones was forced to reside in a Northeast Ohio nursing home for about eight months. She was also without access... read more

Finding My New Normal

Posted on 03/19/18 in LEAP Spotlight!

[image:1] An Interview with LEAP Board Member Megan Hammond By Tricia L. Kuivinen, LSW, MA, External Affairs Director, Linking Employment, Abilities and Potential (LEAP) Because she enjoyed having new adventures, learning to ride a motorcycle had been... read more

Learning to Live Again After a Spinal Cord Injury

Posted on 02/26/18 in LEAP Spotlight!

[image:1] LEAP Board member Scott Fedor never expected a simple summer swim at a Michigan vacation home to change his life. But almost immediately after he dove into the too-shallow lake water, he knew his life... read more

LEAP and Winking Lizard Team Up To Find Te'Chaun a Job

Posted on 08/03/17 in LEAP Spotlight!

[image:1] When Te’chaun came to Linking Employment, Abilities and Potential (LEAP) looking for help finding a job, he had practically no work experience. But what he lacked in experience, Te’chaun made up for with his unfailing... read more

Quantum LEAP Helps Participants Bloom

Posted on 05/05/17 in LEAP Spotlight!

[image:1] Preston Carter is a well-known presence around Quantum LEAP (QL), an adaptive recreation program for people with disabilities. Entering his 9th year with our program, he may be what some call “a lifer.” Sherri Morris, Preston’s... read more