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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 […]

ARISE Newsletter – Winter 2018

March 20, 2018

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ARISE Fully-Accessible Playground

July 1, 2014

Playground For All Complete! We are so excited to announce that our brand new, fully-accessible playground at ARISE at the Farm is complete and ready for play! We are so incredibly grateful to everyone who help make this dream a reality. Check out this video created by the Central New York Community Foundation, one of […]

Woman smiling from her porch

ARISE Featured in Oswego United Way Video

December 6, 2013

[On screen] United Way presents a story from our Oswego community. It’s our community…it’s personal. Flossie (Oswego resident): I’ve lived in Oswego County all my life. ARISE helps people out with equipment for their convenience. Before ARISE came, I wasn’t able to get off my front porch, or get in my vehicle, or go anywhere being that […]

Events

September 23, 2013

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The Power of the ADA

August 1, 2013

By Contributing Writer: Michael Theobald This year, the Americans with Disabilities Act is celebrating its 23rd year of existence. I have used a wheelchair for twelve of them, and I couldn’t imagine the country without the ADA compliance rules. The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) is federal legislation that protects the rights of people with […]

Success Story: Chris

July 31, 2013

Where Opportunity Meets Success – Helping People with Disabilities Find Meaningful Employment in the Community It’s no secret that Chris loves his job. Last year, Chris came to ARISE looking for some assistance with landing his first job. After meeting with Chris and assessing his skills and goals, our employment team matched him with the […]

young boy participating in therapeutic horseback riding

21-Day Challenge Documentary

March 21, 2013

Background about the Challenge Media Coverage About the Challenge Background Everyday, we see the power that the horse has to change lives. Therapeutic riding has successfully helped our participants achieve their physical, social, cognitive, and emotional goals. Physically, the horse’s gait simulates normal human ambulation in the trunk and pelvis of the rider and can help […]