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Community Support Services helps get special needs individuals involved

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Local groups are taking the extra steps to help people with disabilities get involved in sports and other activities.

It's a weekly tradition for members of Community Support Services, getting special needs individuals involved in different activities.

One activity they focus on is bowling.  With the help of ramps and assistance from friends participants can bowl at their own pace, in their own way without any judgement.

"We can all find something we can say we're disabled in, something that we're not as good at as the next person," says Jeremy Gibson of Community Support Services.  "So just because a doctor has diagnosed you with something that doesn't mean you're unable."

"I'm autistic, that means I've been isolating myself for all these years," says Sydney Dahlke.  "What I've been going through, and years and years afterwards, my parents realized they want me to go out more often and they want me to have fun."

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