Success Stories

Living Successfully with Schizoaffective Disorder

Plotting a successful path to a “normal” life was exactly what Doreen A. was doing after high school. She graduated with an associate degree from Brevard Community College (now Eastern Florida State College) and embarked on landing a good job. But in her mid-20s, life changed dramatically for Doreen....

Planned Giving to BAC Makes a Lasting Impact

Planned Giving with BAC
Planned Giving makes a lasting impact on the lives of people with disabilities. In 1976 the United States celebrated its bicentennial, NASA introduced the first space shuttle, and Joanne Siebern began attending Brevard Achievement Center’s (BAC) Adult Day Training (ADT) program in Rockledge. Although Joanne passed away a few...

BAC Client Has a Taste for Cooking

Megin R Has a Taste for Cooking
Cooking is an art that not everyone embraces. But that’s not the case with Megin R who has a huge taste for cooking. A client in Brevard Achievement Center’s Adult Day Training (ADT) program, Megin has been wanting to learn how to prepare one of her favorite meals, salmon...

It’s Never Too Late to Succeed

Brevard Achievement Center Client
Frustrated. Deflated. Discouraged. If you had asked Robert M. to describe himself four years ago, these are the words he would’ve used. Homeless and living in a 1978 Chevy van that required a lot of maintenance, Robert became increasingly frustrated with his situation in life. For over a decade...