Success Stories

Whether it is a man in Tennessee learning to speak after 52 years in silence, the creation of world-renowned approaches to federally qualified health centers and crisis residences, or cutting-edge creative arts programs for people with intellectual disabilities, RHD specializes in innovative, effective and creative solutions wherever the need exists. Read about the many success stories happening at RHD programs across the country here:

RHD’s COSP helps families heal together

RHD’s COSP helps families heal together

Kim walked into a classroom and saw her daughter, Angel, sitting quietly in a chair, engaging in activities alongside other children at RHD’s Children’s Outreach Services Program. This simple act, …

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‘I get treated with respect’

‘I get treated with respect’

When Michael was house-hunting for the home he’d move into with Tony and Son, two RHD clients who would join him in the Extended Family Home program at RHD Nebraska, …

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In the ACT

In the ACT

Abraham Cheluget knocks on Charles’ door, and Charles welcomes him in. They sit in the living room, having an easy conversation about the challenges of keeping up the apartment, how …

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Early Intervention

Early Intervention

In the front room of Zulaika’s home, Early Intervention Special Instructor Maribel Garcia is singing “Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star” with Naomii, Zulaika’s two-year-old granddaughter. When the song concludes, Maribel gently …

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At first sight

At first sight

First there were shadows, and shapes. Then Suzanne could see. After years in blindness, Suzanne regained her sight with support from RHD’s NOVA III. “I just started crying,” Suzanne said. …

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