Who We Are
Founder, Rebecca Dray owns TheraPlay, a pediatric occupational, speech and physical therapy company in Oviedo that has been around for 16 years. She also has a son on the Autism spectrum and has run supported employment and other social enterprise businesses in the U.K. and U.S. for the last 15 years.
Rebecca and the team have a vision of better outcomes for people with disabilities that are currently underserved and underemployed in our community. The steering committed has over 100-years of combined, personal experience of: having a disability, running a retail store, running a non-profit, running a social enterprise, providing occupational therapy to young people and running zero-waste businesses.
What We Are Doing
Employing and training people with a range of disabilities that will assist us in:
Opening and operating a retail store in Oviedo that will offer zero-waste REFILL capabilities for products for your:
• bath & body
• kitchen (food)
Why We Are Doing It
WE ARE DOING THIS FOR OUR COMMUNITY AND OUR PLANET
85% of people with disabilities are unemployed
Individuals with disabilities live in poverty at twice the rate of those without a disability
1,000,000 plastic bottles are bought per minute - with only 23% getting recycled properly in the USA. A total of 800 billion pounds of plastic waste is created every year.
Thank you so much for joining us! We appreciate you.