Our Impact

Bethesda is leading the way for inclusion and independence for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Here you will find some truly incredible stories of a few of the people we serve and learn more about how we are changing the world for people with disabilities.

Stories of Inspiration

The people we serve are living life to the fullest thanks to the support of caring people nationwide. From stories of individuals realizing a greater sense of independence, to stories of individuals finding a loving place to call home, here are just a few examples of how we change the lives of the people we serve.

Empowerment Blog

At Bethesda, we define empowerment as providing the means and encouragement for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities to live a life beyond what they have imagined for themselves. That’s what the Bethesda Empowerment Blog is all about.


Check out what people across the country are saying about the groundbreaking work of Bethesda, and the latest updates on our innovative and game-changing programs.