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Advantages Of Hiring A Person With A Disability – UCP Site Supervisor Perspective

This week’s blog post was written by Mary Ellen Rhein, the Supported Employment Site Supervisor at PNC Bank. Mary Ellen shares her perspective on working with people with disabilities, and what they contribute to the company. I began to work at UCP three and a half years ago at the Westlake Adult Day Service site. […]

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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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“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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October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month!

October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM)! The purpose of NDEAM is to educate the public about disability employment issues and celebrate the many and varied contributions of America’s workers with disabilities. The history of National Disability Employment Awareness Month traces back to 1945, when Congress enacted a law declaring the first week in […]

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    • 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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    • 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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    • 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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    • 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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