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The Prospector Theater, A Very Special Movie Theater

  The Prospector Theater, a first of its kind movie house in the U.S., is opening for business in November of 2014. It’s in downtown Ridgefield. It’s the brain child of Valerie Jensen whose sister has Down Syndrome. Valerie wants people like her sister and others with disabilities to feel wanted and needed. Over four years Jensen Read more…

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June 14~A Night At The Movies For High Hopes

High Hopes in Old Lyme, Connecticut offers opportunities for skill building and achievement to individuals of all ages who face a multitude of challenges each day. The challenges faced by our participants include: Autism Spectrum Disorder, Cerebral Palsy, Down Syndrome, Multiple Sclerosis, visual & hearing impairments, emotional & behavior disorders, developmental & intellectual delays, traumatic Read more…

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Sphere’s “Romeo And Juliet”

There is a program in Ridgefield, Connecticut called Sphere.  Sphere stands for Special, People, Housing, Education, Recreation and Employment. It’s mission: to improve the quality of life for individuals with developmental disabilities, and that includes giving them a voice on the stage. Sphere, was founded in 1987 and it’s current President is Rebecca Ciota. Ciota’s Read more…

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