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“When my son was diagnosed with autism, we were scared and didn’t know where to turn. Thankfully, JSSA came to our rescue. The support groups and therapy sessions helped our son flourish in school, despite his differences.”
“You were there, listened to our needs and guided us through the most difficult time in our lives. My wife and I only wish that other families in similar circumstances are able to have you by their side. We give you our deepest thanks and gratitude.”
“I am deaf, which made it hard for me to find an employer who was willing to accommodate my needs. JSSA’s Specialized Employment coach supported me and helped me find a great job in a field I love.”
“I joined the Going Places! program eight years ago. We go bowling, play mini golf, board games and just have fun with people like me. Having autism made it hard for me to make friends. Going Places! helps me to make friends and learn how to get along with others.”
At JSSA we empower our clients to overcome the obstacles they are facing in their lives. What sets us apart from other social service agencies in the Greater Washington metropolitan area? One difference is our ability to provide assistance to individuals and families at all stages of life, including 78-year-old Ruth and her 53-year-old daughter, […]
JSSA is joining the #GivingTuesday movement. Our #GivingTuesday fundraising goal this year is $10,000 for our Give-a-Gift campaign. This seasonal program provides families of all faiths with gift cards to purchase what they really need and want for the holidays.
JSSA’s Specialized Employment Services will receive the “Provider of the Year” award from Maryland Works, Inc. on November 7, 2017 at their 10th Annual Employment Awards Luncheon. The award recognizes a nonprofit community service provider that has achieved significant outcomes in the employment of people with disabilities.