Author Archives: Emily Hastings

Setting Goals for a Child with a Disability

There is a common theme when parents are looking to set goals for their child. Whether they are therapy, school-based or family-centered, all goals must be “SMART” – Specific, Measurable, Achievable, Results-Oriented and Time-Bound. UCP of Greater Cleveland’s Children’s Services Department particularly concentrates on the “Achievable” aspect of goal-setting. The case managers and therapists help […]

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National Youth Enrollment Day – January 29

United Way 2-1-1 is hosting an event on Thursday, January 29, 2015 from 10am – 2pm for National Youth Enrollment Day. The goal of this event is to help our community get information about their health insurance options, to find a doctor, to understand how the health law will affect their federal taxes and to […]

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10 Questions to Ask a Lawyer before Hiring One for Your Disability Case

By Guest Blogger Samuel Packard, a San Antonio Social Security Lawyer and Partner at The Packard Law Firm Applying for disability benefits is a complicated process, and most people are denied the first time. While hiring legal counsel is not a requirement, some people find that having a lawyer ensures they navigate the process correctly […]

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Spotlight – Aminah Sharrieff

Keeping with this month’s theme of giving, we would like to spotlight a very special person who gives her time and talents to UCP of Greater Cleveland – Aminah Sharrieff. Giving does not always mean monetary donations. Sometimes giving the gift of your time can be even more valuable, which Aminah has proven over and […]

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Registration is Open for the Race to Empower 5k and One Mile Fun Run

Register today for the 3rd Annual Race to Empower 5k and One Mile Fun Run on Sunday, May 3rd! The race will start and end at: UCP of Greater Cleveland 10011 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH  44106 5k scenic course takes you along the edge of University Circle through Rockefeller Park 5k Run/Walk (Chip-timed) starts at 9:00 AM […]

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