Category Archives: Success Stories

Michael

In April 2015, UCP of Greater Cleveland was contacted by the Cuyahoga County Board of Developmental Disabilities and asked to meet with a very special young man named Michael, who was hoping to find a way to follow his life dream of working with animals. Michael’s mother had, for the larger portion of Michael’s life, […]

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Kiki

In early 2015, UCP of Greater Cleveland was grateful to receive a generous grant from the Ronald McDonald House Northeastern Ohio Charities to be used toward our LeafBridge Assistive Technology and Augmentative Communication program. One of the big purchases that was made through this grant was a Tobii Eye Gaze system. This device allows children […]

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Julie

Project SEARCH is a school-to-work transition program for students with disabilities who are in their last year of high school. After the students have finished all of their high school credits, they spend an additional year discovering their passions and learning hard and soft job skills by completing three internships, each for 10 weeks. The […]

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Julia

Julia has been coming to UCP for the past 12 years. Due to the way cerebral palsy affected her muscles, Julia developed poor body alignment and without UCP therapists and her own hard work, it is likely that she would have completely lost her ability to walk over time. The therapists have been working with […]

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Brett

Brett began working with UCP of Greater Cleveland in the Project SEARCH Program at the Cleveland Clinic in 2013, after he graduated from John Adams High School. He entered the program with a goal of improving his soft skills and gaining hard work skills in order to help him find competitive employment. Brett participated in […]

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