KFI was chosen to write an article for an upcoming edition of TASH Connections, an online magazine written for and by members of that national organization. TASH is an international organization and a leader in disability advocacy. Founded in 1975, TASH advocates for human rights and inclusion for people with significant disabilities and support needs … Read More
Is it time for some fresh thinking?
In addition to providing award-winning customized supports to people with disabilities, KFI is often called upon to lend its considerable talent and expertise on a national scale. Some of the activities that CEO Gail Fanjoy and others have been involved with this year are: Participating on a national committee and in meetings with the Center … Read More
“Paid work experience in high school is a strong predictor of positive adult employment outcomes for individuals with developmental disabilities” (Summer Work for ME grant proposal). Janet May of University of Maine’s Center for Community Inclusion & Disability Studies asked KFI to partner on their “Summer Work for ME” grant funded by the Maine Developmental … Read More
We are very pleased to announce that Courtney Cyr has recently become the sole proprietor of her very own vending machine business, Cyr Vending! Courtney benefited from a customized employment process that included “discovering” her passion for putting things in other things. Members of her team included her VR Counselor, community case manager from UCP, … Read More
Posted on January 25, 2013 on Bangor Daily News Corey Alley, 37, of Millinocket might not know it, but he is changing the way others view the aptitude of people with disabilities. Despite the fact that he has a severe intellectual disability and resides in a place with an unemployment rate of more than 16 … Read More