Tag Archives: Developmental Disabilities

What Your Dollars Do for UCP

Thank you to everyone who has already given to UCP of Greater Cleveland this year. We are truly grateful to have such a strong base of supporters who raise funds and awareness for the 1,200 people supported by UCP’s programming. The amounts listed below are examples of how your dollars make a difference in our organization. […]

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House Approves Tax-Free Disability Savings Accounts

The U.S. House of Representatives has voted to approve a bill that would establish a new way for people with disabilities to save money without risking their government benefits. The Achieving a Better Life Experience, or ABLE, Act passed by a vote of 404 to 17 on Wednesday. The measure will now move to the […]

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End of October’s National Disability Employment Awareness Month

In honor of the last day of National Disability Employment Awareness Month, we would like to share two articles and a website that discuss the benefits of hiring individuals who have a disability. Take a moment this weekend to check them out!http://www.forbes.com/sites/realspin/2014/10/21/pledging-im-in-to-hire-individuals-with-intellectual-and-developmental-disabilities/ http://www.cleveland.com/business/index.ssf/2014/10/5_reasons_why_people_with_disa.html http://www.imintohire.org/

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Advantages Of Hiring A Person With A Disability – Employer’s Perspective

This week’s blog was written by Annie Geiger, the Regional Human Resources Specialist for Central Ohio, Northeastern Ohio and Northwestern Ohio Regions at Fifth Third Bank. She is also the site contact for the UCP Fifth Third job site and an active three-year member of the UCP Business Advisory Committee (BAC). “I thought (joining the […]

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What has UCP of Greater Cleveland done for you? – Sofia Biondi

This week’s blog post was written by Michelle Biondi, the mother of Sofia, a child who has made significant progress receiving therapy services at UCP of Greater Cleveland. Sofia started coming to UCP in October of 2008 when she was 3 years old after her original therapy facility shut down. She had been receiving physical […]

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