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:

In the big leagues

In the big leagues

Abraham took a deep breath and stepped gingerly onto the field at Citizen’s Bank Park, the home of the Philadelphia Phillies. A lifelong baseball fan who grew up dreaming of …

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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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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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Work that has value

Work that has value

Tyrike always had a way with words. Working with RHD’s IDEATE, an inclusive employment program providing clinically-guided support to individuals with disabilities, he found a way to turn his poetry …

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