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Friendship Stories

This month we have been highlighting different friendships in our Compass Community. Friend relationships are some of the most important in life and we love to see how friendships grow in our very own Compass Community! We’ve asked some of our staff for stories about their friends at work and today we wanted to share…

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Loyal Friends at Work

Because of Valentine’s day, many people celebrate love in February. We wanted to highlight and celebrate friendship! Everyone should have friends who love them, because friends make life rich! We’ve asked some of our staff and clients to reach out and share about their friends! In this blog, Julie shares about her friend Zandee! Loyal…

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Children’s Books for Adults?

You know those books you read in your childhood that you loved because of the funny Characters or the bright colors? Have you ever had that moment when you’re reading those same books as an adult? You come across them in a library or book store, or even when you pick them up to read...

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Braille History & Fun Facts

January is braille Literacy Month! We thought it would be a great opportunity to share some of the history and fun facts about braille! Braille was invented by Louis Braille. He was born in France in 1809. When he was three years old, he was playing with some tools in his father’s workshop. While playing,…

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Compass’ 2019 Predictions…What’s Next?

This is your year!  January is the perfect time to dream and hope for the possibilities that come with a new year and a new season.  Say goodbye to last year and embrace all that is in store for this year.  We believe there is going to be adventure, growth and new levels of community…

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2018 End of Year Recap

Eric and Sadie take us on a trip down memory lane in the final recap VLOG of 2018! Thanks for Watching and we’ll see you in 2019!

Why We Love Underdogs

by Mary Flom Do you have a favorite Underdog movie?  A few classics come to mind… “Rudy” The story of Daniel Rudy Ruettiger whose life dream was playing football at the university of Notre Dame despite significant obstacles. “The Karate Kid” A bond forms between a martial arts teacher and a boy who is being…

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Carr Fire Article

This is an article written by our CEO, Sadie Hess, on the Carr Fire. It was originally written for our Compass Newsletter. Do you ever get an assignment you are dreading?  I know you all think that I lead the organization, but all good leaders also know how to follow.  So, because Mary is in…

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History of Special Education

December 2nd is National Special Education Day! It marks the anniversary of the day that the first special education law was signed by President Gerald Ford in 1975. This law is known today as the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA). We wanted to take a look at the progress that has happened in the…

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A to Z Caregiver Appreciation Guide

By Mary Flom   I think we can all agree that caregivers are pretty cool.  In our line of work, we call them Life Guides.  Why?  Because they’ve been entrusted to guide and care for the life of the client they serve. Imagine with me for a minute that all of a sudden you are…

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