Jason's Connection shares stories and information through a cultural/societal lens for people with disabilities and other diverse needs such as mental health and aging. Our focus is to share Community educational, newsworthy and thought-provoking stories that impact, challenge and shape the discussion to broaden our awareness so we can all live our best lives to its fullest potential. Our mission is to create an online community that connects people (and their family/caregivers) experiencing diverse challenges and unique needs, including disability, mental health, and aging to quality resources, information, supports and each other.
“By connecting to each other, we believe that we can develop strong networks that support and educate each other, helping us to connect, to meet our needs and find the resources to help us all reach our fullest potential.”
Founded in 2013 by an Autistic adult, Jason Harris, M.Ed. Cultural Foundations of Education and Certificate of Advanced Disability Studies from Syracuse University. Jason is also the Director of Strategic Operations of LADD, Inc., an organization dedicated to empowering adults with developmental disabilities to live, work, and connect in their community. Prior to LADD, Jason was the Project Coordinator at Burton Blatt Institute at Syracuse University and Office of Interdisciplinary Programs and Outreach at Syracuse University, focusing on supported-decision making.
Jason's Connection is a trademark for Jason's Connection, LLC, an Ohio limited liability company that operates and owns all of the content on this site. Jason's Connection, LLC is a limited liability company whose sole member is the Saul Schottenstein Foundation B. As a single member LLC, Jason’s Connection is a disregarded organization for tax purposes and is treated as being part of the Saul Schottenstein Foundation B. Any contribution is fully deductible subject to the limits of gifts to a charitable foundation.