• October 26, 2011

    by: Tammy Gibson Willet

    Finding the Right Fit

    As we have discussed before, the employment programs at UCP operate under a presumption of employability. This is the understanding that there is meaningful work available for every individual that wants to work and that every individual deserves the opportunity […]

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  • October 19, 2011

    by: Tammy Gibson Willet

    Work is Possible!

    People with disabilities represent the single largest minority group seeking employment in today’s market place. Unemployment and poverty, monumental obstacles of their own accord, often accompany other challenges for individuals with disabilities. UCP Community Employment Program operates under a presumption […]

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  • October 12, 2011

    by: Tammy Gibson Willet

    It’s What an Employee CAN Do That is Important!

    Every day, people with disabilities can and do add value to America’s workplaces. However, in both good economic times and bad, people with disabilities have far fewer job opportunities than the general population. By fostering a culture of diversity, or […]

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  • October 5, 2011

    by: Blackbird

    The Diabetes Link

    Three things about Diabetes stand out: 1. It is increasing in prevalence. It is estimated that by the year 2200 one in five individuals will be a diabetic. 2. It is treatable. 3. Type 2 Diabetes (about 93% of all […]

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  • September 21, 2011

    by: Tammy Gibson Willet

    Yoga and Therapy

    The therapists at UCP are constantly researching and testing new techniques and modalities to improve therapeutic outcomes for the children that participate in UCP therapy.  Over the last few years, UCP has began to actively promote overall health and wellness […]

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