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So far Glory Community has created 2 blog entries.

What is Glory Community and why is it needed?

Many people have asked a very simple question, “What is Glory Community and why is it needed.”  To answer that question, we need to understand a little about the history of Glory Community.

The concept of Glory Community has been forming and evolving for many years, beginning when Jim and Sandy Hembd’s twin sons, Mike and Mark, were born in 1968 with Down syndrome.  Throughout the boys’ formative years, Jim and Sandy prepared them for living on their own and becoming employable adults.  As Mike and Mark entered their last year of high school, the Hembds began to search for appropriate […]

By | 2017-11-10T08:49:49+00:00 November 10th, 2017|General Information|

Caring Grandparent asks, What If?

A Grandparent’s Perspective by Ron Faillaci

My Granddaughter was diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) when she was around three. When we received the news, we had no idea what that meant for her and our family as our journey began. In researching ASD, we learned that the Autism spectrum is very broad. That is, some people could be mildly impaired by their symptoms, while others could be severely disabled. Because of her young age, we had no idea what to expect. This uncertainty caused us to hope and pray for the best and to plan for the worse. But […]

By | 2017-10-31T13:39:26+00:00 October 27th, 2017|Events|