Abilities Digest V7 no 1
How to subscribe to Abilities Digest and how to modify or stop your subscription.

Abilities Digest is designed for any leader who would offer a Scouting program to youth who have special needs. Any Scouting parent, volunteer, or professional may subscribe. There are three options for subscribing:

  1. Follow this blog, using the instructions given directly below
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  3. “Like” the Abilities Digest page on Facebook.

Following the Blog

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If you follow the blog, you will receive an email whenever a new Abilities Digest appears, plus an email when other articles are published. Most articles are republished from Abilities Digest. A few are last-minute announcements, usually for upcoming event registrations.

Email Subscriptions

You may also sign up for an email-only subscription to Abilities Digest and receive the quarterly digest by email.

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