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2020 Media Coverage

Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month WISN Interview

Bridging the gaps

Jeff Kaczmarski spoke with Cherney Amhara of WISN-12 in Milwaukee about how Bethesda is bridging the serious gaps that still exist for people with developmental disabilities.

Daily Jefferson County Union

A special month

From the Daily Jefferson County Union: “March is Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month, and throughout the month Bethesda will make a compelling case for including people of all abilities.”

KFUO Radio Logo

Including all abilities

Deaconess Kim Trombley, Bethesda Vice President of Religious Life, joined The Coffee Hour with Andy and Sarah on KFUO radio to share details of Bethesda’s #IncludeAllAbilities campaign for Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month.

WFFT Fox55 Interview at Winter Jam

Experience of a lifetime

More than two dozen people supported by Bethesda in Indiana attended Winter Jam, a Christian rock concert, as it visited Fort Wayne. Staff and people supported served as ambassadors spreading the word about the upcoming Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month.

Winter Jam 2020 Logo

Making an impact

Larry Bower of WBCL radio in Fort Wayne, Indiana, spoke with Jamie Peppler, Bethesda Regional Director, about Bethesda’s participation in Winter Jam as an early kickoff to Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month.

WANE CBS15 Interview

Advocating for inclusion

The WANE 15 news team spent time with people Bethesda supports as they attended Winter Jam in Fort Wayne, Indiana. Bethesda got an early start to Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month at the concert.