Tag Archives: Disability Awareness

In the Spotlight – Disability Awareness Training Program

“Is it rude for me to say ‘see you later’ to someone with a visual impairment?” “Should I hold the door for someone who is in a wheelchair or using a walker? I don’t want to offend them by assuming they can’t do it themselves.” “What if I don’t understand someone when they speak to...
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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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Developmental Disability Awareness and Advocacy Day – March 4, 2014

This week’s blog post was written by two parents whose children receive therapy services at UCP of Greater Cleveland. They both attended the Developmental Disability Awareness and Advocacy Day on March 4 in Columbus. Read on to hear about each of their experiences at this inspiring event. Tuesday, March 4th, 2014 was Developmental Disabilities (DD)...
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The Cleveland International Film Fesitval is Now Open!

Are you looking for something fun to do these next two weeks? Then head over to the Cleveland International Film Festival, which runs until March 30, 2014. We encourage you to see the UCP of Greater Cleveland community-sponsored film LIFE FEELS GOOD. The film tells the story of a young man with cerebral palsy and...
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How Far We’ve Come…

This week’s blog post is from Daneen Crawford, UCP of Greater Cleveland’s Vocational Services Operations/ Quality Assurance Specialist. Daneen has the unique experience of attending UCP of Greater Cleveland as a child, and is now employed here as an adult. In her blog, Daneen discusses how far society has come in their acceptance of people...
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