Tag Archives: Developmental Disabilities

The benefits of hiring employees with disabilities: Opinion

This week, thousands of gifted athletes from across the nation are showcasing their talents in New Jersey during the 2014 USA Games of the Special Olympics. Those talents — from the track to the pool, the gymnasium to the court and beyond — serve as compelling reminders of another arena where these competitors oop-edsught to […]

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In Shift, Supreme Court Moves Away From ‘Mental Retardation’

A recent U.S. Supreme Court ruling clarifying what constitutes intellectual disability also marked a major milestone in efforts to put an end to use of the term “mental retardation.” For the first time ever, the nation’s highest court used the term intellectual disability in its decision last week in a case known as Hall v. […]

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April 24 – Director’s Task Force on Oral Health and Access to Dental Care

Mr. Lance D. Himes, Interim Director of the Ohio Department of Health (ODH), has convened the 2014 Task Force on Oral Health and Access to Dental Care and they want to hear from YOU! The Northeast Ohio regional meeting will be held on Thursday, April 24 at: Kent Library 312 West Main Street Kent, OH […]

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“Celebrate Children With Special Needs Picnic”

Attention Children’s Services Families: You are invited to attend the “Celebrate Children With Special Needs Picnic” during Chagrin Falls’ annual “Blossom Time Weekend.” The event will be held at Riverside Park in Chagrin Falls on Friday, May 23 from 9:00am to 1:00pm. To honor children with special needs, the Chagrin Valley Jaycees in conjunction with […]

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Staff Perception On Working With People With Disabilities

  In honor of National Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month, two UCP of Greater Cleveland staff members, Lora Onafuwa, the Adult Day Support Lead at the Westlake facility, and Lakissha Cloud, the Vocational Services Float, share their experiences about working with adults with disabilities. Why did you decide to work with people with disabilities? Lora: When […]

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    Events on July 20, 2014
    • Development Committee Meeting

      Starts: 2:30 pm, July 20, 2014

      Ends: 4:00 pm, July 20, 2014

      Location: UCP of Greater Cleveland

    • Board of Directors Meeting

      Starts: 4:00 pm, July 20, 2014

      Ends: 6:00 pm, July 20, 2014

      Location: UCP of Greater Cleveland

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    Events on July 27, 2014
    • Team UCP at the Cleveland Triathlon

      Starts: 5:30 am, July 27, 2014

      Ends: 12:00 pm, July 27, 2014

      Location: Voinovich BIcentennial Park, Cleveland, OH, United States

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