Ryan Applebaugh

October 1984- July 2013

Ryan attended Dreams Work for 8 years, sharing joy, infectious smiles, beautiful blue eyes, and gentle backrubs with friends. He loved going on group outings in the Dreams Work van with his friends, experiencing the community with an optimism and a delight only he had. He loved just being outside in the sun, soaking up the healing rays, and living life to the fullest.

Ryan’s biggest joy came from celebrating birthdays- not just his, but all of his friends’ birthdays. This gave Ryan ample opportunity to honor the person with singing, dancing, and of course, eating plenty of cake!

We continue to miss him on a daily basis. One of Ryan’s buddies, Patrick, talks to his picture every day, while laughing and reminiscing about all the good times they had here at Dreams Work.

We remember, celebrate, and honor Ryan Applebaugh’s memory, his life, and his love.


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Our Goals

Creating Opportunities for Young Adults with Developmental Disabilities And Significant Physical Challenges.

Our Purpose

Improving the quality of life for adults with special needs, assisting caregivers with the challenges of providing care and hope for adults with disabilities.

Our Staff

Dreams Work has an amazingly caring and nurturing staff who strives to provide a loving and stimulating climate for all participants.

We are fortunate to have minimal turnover so as to provide consistent care, maintaining the spirit of our program in creating opportunities in the community as well as wiithin our building.

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