Author Archives: Emily Hastings

In First, State Adopts Updated ‘Handicapped’ Symbol

A revamped version of the blue and white icon that’s long symbolized accessibility everywhere from parking lots to restrooms will soon be commonplace in more communities. Under a bill signed late last week, New York will be come the first state to require all new and replacement signage used to signify accessibility for people with […]

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Team Ethan

This week, UCP of Greater Cleveland is featuring a blog written by the Summit County Developmental Disabilities Board about Team Ethan. They have been covering the story for months and will also be there on race day to take video of this amazing team. This blog is shared from http://summitddblog.com/2014/07/02/kids-form-push-chair-team-to-take-on-cleveland-triathlon-summit-dd-developmental-disabilities. In just a few short […]

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Inclusive Classrooms Provide Language Boost, Study Finds

For young children with disabilities, the key to mastering language may be surrounding them with their typically-developing peers, researchers say. Over the course of just one school year, a new study finds that preschoolers with disabilities who attended mainstream classes with highly-skilled peers were using language on par with their classmates without disabilities. By comparison, […]

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Cleveland Triathlon Race Results

Congratulations to everyone who competed this past weekend in the Cleveland Triathlon! Curious how you did? Check the race results here: http://premierraces.org/cleveland-triathlon.

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Inspired to Volunteer!

This week UCP of Greater Cleveland is happy to welcome long-time Team UCP volunteer Jeanette Shlepr as our guest blog contributor. We are so lucky to have dedicated volunteers like Jeanette assist year after year at the Cleveland Triathlon. Read on to hear why she is Inspired to Volunteer! My niece works for UCP of […]

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    • Finance Committee Meeting

      Starts: 8:30 am, August 20, 2014

      Ends: 10:00 am, August 20, 2014

      Location: UCP of Greater Cleveland

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