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  • Farm Camp 2020 is Open

    Farm Camp 2020 is Open

    ARISE at the Farm will be conducting Farm Camp 2020 in three one-week sessions. The first session will be held August 10 through August 14, the second session August 17 through August 21, and the third session August 24 through August 28. Farm Camp is open to all children, with …Read More »
  • ARISE Is Counting On You To Be Counted

    ARISE Is Counting On You To Be Counted

    The U.S. Census Bureau has identified people with disabilities as a hard-to-count population, which means they are at a greater risk of being undercounted in the 2020 census. It is critically important for people with disabilities to be fully and accurately counted to better ensure their voices are heard by …Read More »
  • A Simple Global Pandemic Pleasure

    A Simple Global Pandemic Pleasure

    One major difference I personally experienced during COVID-19 was getting a haircut.  After quarantining for over three months, I needed to go online to schedule the appointment which was a new procedure.  This was one of my first outings, so I was happy to leave the apartment.   Upon arriving, …Read More »
  • Helping People See Disabilities Differently

    Helping People See Disabilities Differently

    More often than not people don’t know how to relate to individuals with disabilities. I’m talking about people in wheelchairs, visually impaired people, people with developmental disabilities, people who are deaf or hard of hearing, people who can’t speak, or people with a cane or walker to name just a …Read More »
  • Quarantine Vitamins

    Quarantine Vitamins

    Vitamins and minerals are necessary for the roles they perform in our bodies.  They strengthen bones,  heal wounds,  and step up our immune system. Eating the best foods – meat,  fish,  poultry,  beans,  vegetables, nuts, and oils are very important.  Good nutrition is a link to increased immunity.  A few …Read More »

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