ARISE responds to the COVID-19 virus

March 17, 2020

Dear ARISE Participants and Families: Our main priority is the health and safety of individuals we serve and our staff, volunteers and supporters.  Like all businesses, we’re making changes to reduce any potential spread of COVID-19. This message provides you with information about the actions ARISE is taking effective immediately. Drop-in and in-person visits to […]

ARISE Adaptive Design on Upstate’s HealthLink Podcast

February 28, 2020

Adaptive Design comes up with practical solutions to challenges that disabled people face. Recently, a group of students from Upstate Medical University and ARISE Adaptive Design Coordinator Connor McGough traveled to Ecuador to compare notes with adaptive design professionals in South America. In this Upstate Medical University HealthLink podcast, McGough and Upstate assistant professor of physical […]

ARISE Teen Group Road Trip

February 24, 2020

The ARISE Teen Group enjoyed a full day of fun and adventure at the Strong Museum thanks to a grant from the Garrett Dunsmoor Memorial Foundation, located in Oswego, NY. Our 7 teens enjoyed just about every exhibit  the unique Rochester museum had to offer. Some were fond of riding on the train, others raced […]

ARISE Newsletter Winter 2020

January 28, 2020

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ARISE on the Farm Needs Some Human Help!

January 23, 2020

Although Ruby (the dog) and Speedy (the chicken) are willing and available volunteers, we still need a lot of human beings to lead and sidewalk during lessons! The farm conduct training session  throughout the year.  If you would like to know more about volunteering at the farm check out this. For 2020 volunteer applications click here. […]

Adaptive Design’s Trip to Ecuador

January 23, 2020

ARISE Adaptive Design had an exciting end to 2019. In December, members of ARISE Adaptive Design, Local/Global Adaptive Design and SUNY Upstate’s School of Physical Therapy traveled to Ecuador to meet with multiple organizations that provide services to those living with disabilities. The five days spent in Ecuador proved to be a truly enlightening, informative, […]

ARISE Has a New Board President

January 3, 2020

On January 1, 2020, a long-time advocate for people with disabilities in Central New York, Agnes McCray became the President of the ARISE Operating Board. McCray started advocating for improved accessibility and the right to live independently while in her teens. She has participated in numerous protests and demonstrations to secure the rights for people […]

Housing Workshop for Tenants with Disabilities

October 29, 2019

The workshop is designed to help people learn how to find an apartment. The workshop also provides information about fair housing rights and responsibilities. WHEN: MONDAYS, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM LOCATION ARISE, 635 James Street, Syracuse, NY Topics covered: Finding affordable an/or accessible apartments Overview of Section 8 rent subsidies and subsidized housing Fair […]

My Trip to the House that Ruth Built…

October 28, 2019

In September of 2012, my Mom got tickets to a Yankee game for our family. I was almost thirty at the time and as I’m getting older it’s becoming more difficult to go on day trips due to all the assistance I need. This adventure I will never forget! We left before the sun came […]

ARISE is Hiring: School Based Mental Health Therapists and Mental Health Clinicians

September 16, 2019

ARISE is currently hiring and has immediate openings for School Based Mental Health Therapists and Mental Health Clinicians!!   Our School Based Mental Health Therapist provides services to children and their family members and/or appropriate collaterals that assist children in improving their social, emotional and educational functioning. For this position an LMSW (Licensed Master of Social Work), […]