Tag Archives: Developmental Disabilities

A Brother’s Perspective

This week’s blog post was written by Aaron Crow, the brother of Emily, who is a client served by UCP of Greater Cleveland. For Developmental Disability Awareness Month, we asked Aaron to share his unique perspective about growing up with a sibling who has a disability. Throughout my academic experience, I have read articles, written […]

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Developmental Disability Advocacy

This week’s blog was written by Amy Hook, a client of UCP of Greater Cleveland who also works in UCP’s Adult Services Department. In light of March being Developmental Disability Awareness Month, we asked Amy to share about her involvement with different advocacy groups. I am involved with many agencies. My primary agency is The […]

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March is Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month!

In 1987, President Ronald Reagan proclaimed March to be “Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month.” Since then, every March has been dedicated to encouraging Americans to focus on peoples’ abilities and similarities rather than differences, and to welcome people with developmental disabilities into their communities. People with developmental disabilities can be friends, neighbors, co-workers, volunteers, teammates, or […]

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Organizational Employment Training & Transition to Community Employment

UCP of Greater Cleveland is in the process of developing a curriculum for our Organizational Employment** (OE) clients that will help them identify a path to employment. Right now UCP’s main focus is giving our staff the tools they will need to help the clients make the appropriate transition. Once the staff are trained, they […]

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Feds Inch Closer To Disability Hiring Goal

The federal government added people with disabilities to its payroll at a higher rate last year than at any other time in the last three decades. More than 16,000 people with disabilities were hired by the U.S. government during fiscal year 2013, according to a new report from the Office of Personnel Management. That brought […]

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      Location: United Cerebral Palsy of Greater Cleveland, 10011 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44106, United States

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      Starts: 12:00 am, April 20, 2015

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      Starts: 12:00 am, April 20, 2015

      Ends: 12:00 am, April 23, 2015

      Location: United Cerebral Palsy of Greater Cleveland, 10011 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44106, United States

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