Self Determination Stories

Sarah Turkiew, Robert Lepley and PBSCF Executive Director, John Innis, featured on WBAB/WBLI

PBSCF Community Hero, Robert Lepley and Sarah Turkiew were on the panel with John Innis on the WBAB/WBLI “Plugged Into Long …

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PBS Community Foundation Video

Thanks to Cooper Productions for helping to create this video talking about the work of the Foundation and how individuals …

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Success Through ISS a Profile of Patricia Chiarelli: Self-Determined Individual and Aspiring Writer

Thirty-eight year old Tricia Chiarelli grew up in Kings Park in Suffolk County. One of five children, her childhood was …

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Shawn Nitz: Advocating For Myself And Others

The Self-Determined community lost Shawn Nitz, who passed away on June 11, 2017. He is survived by Athena Nitz-Lightcap. His …

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Joey

My name is Joey. I would like to be famous.  I like that everybody loves me. I work at BAB …

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An Interview with Denise L., Self-determined and Loving It!

Denise L., an individual that has a self-determination plan, sat down with our intrepid roving reporter, Kristen, to tell us …

Posted in Personal Stories, Self Determination Stories by Brian Ritter

A Story of Hope

Written for Hope By Anastasia Smith, Medicaid Service Coordinator     Hope, who has requested to remain anonymous, is a …

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