Caring for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD) is Jim Seabridge’s life’s work. He has spent nearly 35 years helping individuals live life to the fullest in community settings—including working as a Direct Support Professional (DSP) with Pennsylvania MENTOR for the last 10 years.
For Ken Hellman, a residential supervisor with NeuroRestorative Rhode Island, going to work every day is about helping individuals served reach their goals. He says he’s proud to be part of a team of special people that help individuals on the road to recovery from brain injury.
Robert—a 2008 Ripple of Hope award winner—makes an impact on everyone that he meets. Throughout his 13-year career, Robert has served individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities with a caring, patient and gentle nature that, everyone agrees, just can’t be described.