Exceptional Humans

Exceptional Humans


Human ServicesBoard of DirectorsMentorship ProgramsMutual/Membership BenefitNonprofit Member

About Us

Exceptional Humans empowers humans with developmental disabilities to live self-determined lives through education, involvement, and networking with members of their local communities.


-Person first-
Humans with diverse abilities are at the heart of everything we do. This person-first ethic is embodied in the way we express ourselves, and in the way we connect with our communities.

-Maximize Opportunities -
Productive and fulfilling lives for humans is achieved by creating opportunities and supporting people in ways that allow access to the supports and services they want and need.

-Promote & Recognize Excellence -
Quality and excellence are highly valued aspects of our programs.
We value all staff and strive to provide ongoing professional development that fosters excellence for optimum
Scholar and community outcomes.

-Nurture Partnerships & Collaborations –
Meaningful engagement by people with diverse abilitites strengthens our communities. Our staff facilitate community relationships through supporting Scholars to live self-determined lives.

-Require Accountability & Responsibility-
Our staff is held to a high degree of accountability. We strive to earn and keep the individual trust of humans with diverse abilities and their families, as well as the public trust. Creating a system of supports that honors the individual’s right to be responsible for their own life and accountable for their own decisions is of paramount importance.

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  • Disability Support Services
  • Community Networking
  • Career Services
  • Teaching Empowered Communication
  • Social Enrichment


Community Art Class
Community Art Class
Service Learning at Happy Bottoms
Service Learning at Happy Bottoms

Rep/Contact Info

Maggie Chandler
Director of Development
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Dr. Kelly Cogan
Executive Director