Success Stories

My Trip to the House that Ruth Built…

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 […]

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

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 […]

Success Story: Chris

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 […]