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Community-Based Prevocational Services

August 21, 2019

Community-Based Prevocational Services Preparing People for Employment   Person-Centered Focus to meet each individual’s vocational needs and desires   Discover, Explore and Experience A Variety of Employment-Related Endeavors Through Instruction, Training and Support   Individual and Group Opportunities Offered   Must be OPWDD eligible May be enrolled in other OPWDD services and/or ACCES-VR vocational support […]

Inclusion for individuals: Auburn agency, Weedsport school partner on adaptive design projects

July 24, 2018

Connor McGough, program coordinator for ARISE Adaptive Design, and Weedsport High School technology teacher Alicia Bower have been working together to create adaptive design objects for nearly two years. McGough and Bower gave a demonstration explaining the adaptive design process at Auburn Public Theater Thursday.Megan Ehrhart, The Citizen AUBURN — Nonprofit independent living center ARISE and Weedsport […]

Speechless

April 4, 2018

By Contributing Writer: Michael Theobald In American television, characters with disabilities are rarely portrayed in reoccurring roles, especially on network television. There’s a new show on Fox called Speechless, which is centered on a family with three children, one of whom has cerebral palsy and uses a wheelchair. There are countless numbers of reasons why […]