Life Unexpected: Jerron Herman

Jerron Herman is a writer, thinker, traveler, devoted foodie, and a professional dancer with the Heidi Latsky Dance troupe. He is also a friend and contributor to the Springible Community.

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You Belong.

Springible is a listening ear, empowering voice, and guiding light for the millions of families, caregivers, and supporters connected to those with special needs and disabilities, and all persons living with those challenges every day.

Why Disability Employment Matters

Somewhere between 85% and 88% of Americans with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (ID/DD) are unemployed. Based on The Case for Inclusion, published each year by United Cerebral Palsy (UCP), only 12% of adults in 2016 with ID/DD, who received Medicaid services, had found employment.

Mom’s Perspective: Raising an Adult with DS

"It’s safe to say that the teachers and I didn’t always see eye to eye. What they quickly labeled non-compliance was most often a case of his compulsive need to do things a very specific way. This is very common among those with DS and where they get the “stubborn” stereotype from."

Your perspective matters.