The mission of disABILITYsa is to educate, advance, and engage individuals with disabilities by sharing information, creating opportunities, and strengthening organizations that serve them.
disABILITYsa connects people with all types of disabilities and their families to information about local resources, programs and opportunities that promote independence and inclusion where they live, work and play.
EDUCATE: Share information, resources, ideas and support between people with all types of disabilities and the organizations that serve them.
ADVANCE: Advance public attitudes, awareness, respect and consideration for success of individuals with disabilities..
ENGAGE: Engage individuals with disabilities as active participants in their communities.
STRENGTHEN: Strengthen organizations that provide services which benefit people with disabilities.
SAN ANTONIO MAGAZINE TELLS THE DISABILITYSA STORY
In a recent interview with San Antonio Magazine, disABILITYsa's Executive Director, Melanie Cawthon, had the opportunity to tell the story of disABILITYsa from beginning through today. Looking at our programs, opportunities, and the issue impacting individuals living with a disability in our local community, the article gives a great overview for the organization.
Click here to read the article: http://www.sanantoniomag.com/January-2018/Melanie-R-Cawthon/
Co-Founder & Executive Director, Melanie Cawthon, started working on disABILITYsa in 2007 along with her fellow co-founders Cynthia Hamilton and Janet Grojean as a collaborative effort to support individuals living with disabilities in the San Antonio community. Melanie has over 17 years of experience in the nonprofit sector, with 12 of those working for organizations serving individuals with disabilities. Melanie has her Bachelors of Business from UTSA and her Master's in Nonprofit Management from OLLU. Melanie lead the organization through the process of incorporating and becoming a 501(c)(3) charitable organization in 2016. Contact Us.
Cynthia Hamilton, Chair
Autism Treatment Center
Kathleen Finck, Secretary
Samanta Guerra, Treasurer
CPA, ATKG, LLP
University United Methodist Church
Monica K. Gupta
Bank of America
UTSA Small Business Dev. Ctr.
Linebarger Goggan Blair & Sampson, LLP