Author Archives: Emily Hastings

The Kohoen Social Community Service Group Site Visit – October 20, 2014

A group of 17 administrators of a social welfare facility in Japan are visiting Cleveland from October 20th -24th to learn about non-profit facilities who work with individuals who have disabilities in the United States. They expressed a particular interest in touring UCP of Greater Cleveland to learn about our adult day services, organizational employment […]

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Warren Mitchell

Warren Mitchell’s career began within UCP’s Supported Employment Program. He started at the Cleveland Clinic/Lyndhurst Supported Employment Site in June of 2008, where he assisted in various clerical tasks. Warren later transferred to the Reese Pharmaceutical Site in April of 2009 and began packaging over-the-counter medications. He was later trained in shipping and custodial duties. […]

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Sib-Shop Program – November 1, 2014

This November, The Center for Comprehensive Care and The Autism Center will begin a quarterly series called Sib-Shops. Sib-Shops are 4-hour long events designed specifically for the siblings of children with special needs. This is an opportunity for siblings to actively engage in recreational activities and make connections in the community with other siblings. During […]

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“Employing People with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities” Report

In light of National Disability Employment Awareness Month, UCP of Greater Cleveland would like to share a groundbreaking report by the Institute for Corporate Productivity, “Employing People with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities.” This 2014 study reports measurable and observable business benefits when companies hire persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Click the link below to […]

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Team Alex

This week UCP of Greater Cleveland is happy to welcome Debbie from Team Alex as our guest blog contributor! Debbie and her son Alex completed the Cleveland Triathlon super sprint distance for the second year in a row. Debbie swam, biked and walked alongside Alex, who completed the triathlon with the help  of an adaptive […]

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    Events on October 5, 2014
    • Browns Tailgate Fundraiser

      Starts: 12:30 pm, October 5, 2014

      Ends: 2:30 pm, October 5, 2014

      Location: Harry Buffalo, 18605 Detroit Ave, Cleveland, OH, United States

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    Events on October 17, 2014
    • Fall Fling

      Starts: 6:00 pm, October 17, 2014

      Ends: 8:00 pm, October 17, 2014

      Location: Around the Corner Saloon & Cafe, 18616 Detroit Ave, Cleveland, OH, United States

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    Events on October 19, 2014
    • Team Niko Event

      Starts: 4:00 pm, October 19, 2014

      Ends: 7:00 pm, October 19, 2014

      Location: P.J. McIntyre's Irish Pub, 17119 Lorain Ave, Cleveland, OH 44111, United States

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    Events on October 29, 2014
    • BAC Cocktail Reception

      Starts: 5:30 pm, October 29, 2014

      Ends: 7:00 pm, October 29, 2014

      Location: United Cerebral Palsy of Greater Cleveland, 10011 Euclid Ave, Cleveland, OH, United States

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