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Participant Success Stories

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Your successes are our successes

We exist to help people of all abilities thrive. 

More than the number of people served, jobs placed or benefits secured, these stories are our proudest accomplishments. You are our greatest measure of success.

GET TO KNOW BDI THROUGH OUR Participant's SUCCESS STORIES

Roderick’s Story

Roderick Peters has dreams of attending Kennesaw State University and thanks to BDI and his diligent mother, Jackie, those dreams just might become a reality. Jackie Lunde, mother of Roderick Peters, received notice from the Social Security Administration that Roderick was no longer classified as disabled and his benefits would be suspended immediately. Worried about her son’s future, Jackie sought help from BDI.

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Michael’s Story

As BDI’s Benefits Consultant began working with the family to develop the letter of intent, it was clear that Michael was not receiving the appropriate level of benefits.  Michael’s mother was paying thousands of dollars each year out-of-pocket for his personal care expenses, which drained her resources, and threatened his long-term security…

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Charles’s story

Meet Charles. When Charles and his parents first came to BDI, he was frustrated and confused. He felt lost after aging out of school, and he couldn’t see the path to independence. BDI helped Charles and his family re-submit his NOW Waiver, which had seemingly become lost in the system…

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COVID-19 Announcement

Bobby Dodd Institute remains committed to its mission during these uncertain times. While our administrative locations remain closed to the public due to the COVID-19 pandemic, our programs and services endure in empowering and employing those living with disabilities.

From transitioning to virtual program delivery, incubating a new enterprise business line and ensuring the highest safety standards on work sites, we are so proud of how the efforts are impacting the individuals and families we serve.

As communities and livelihoods continue to face monumental change, BDI is here for you. To learn more about how we can help, please call 678-365-0071 or email info@bobbydodd.org. Check our website and social media accounts for the latest updates.