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  • ARISE on the Farm Needs Some Human Help!

    ARISE on the Farm Needs Some Human Help!

    Although Ruby (the dog) and Speedy (the chicken) are willing and available volunteers, we still need a lot of human beings to lead and sidewalk during lessons! The farm hopes to have a training session starting in late February.  If you would like to know more about volunteering at the …Read More »
  • Adaptive Design’s Trip to Ecuador

    Adaptive Design’s Trip to Ecuador

    ARISE Adaptive Design had an exciting end to 2019. In December, members of ARISE Adaptive Design, Local/Global Adaptive Design and SUNY Upstate’s School of Physical Therapy traveled to Ecuador to meet with multiple organizations that provide services to those living with disabilities. The five days spent in Ecuador proved to …Read More »
  • Free Smoking Cessation Classes

    Free Smoking Cessation Classes

    Are you looking to quit smoking? Join us for free smoking cessation classes. Over 6 weeks, you will attend 8 free classes. You will receive a Wegmans gift card for attending all 8 sessions and snacks will be provided. Did you know people who join smoking cessation classes double their …Read More »
  • Year-Round Afternoon Child Respite Service

    Year-Round Afternoon Child Respite Service

    ARISE, located in Syracuse, provides an inclusive after school program for any school aged child.  The after school program provides a safe, sensory friendly environment for the kids and a break for the caregivers. The staff have experience within the field and training/knowledge of working with kids of all abilities.  …Read More »
  • ARISE Has a New Board President

    ARISE Has a New Board President

    On January 1, 2020, a long-time advocate for people with disabilities in Central New York, Agnes McCray became the President of the ARISE Operating Board. McCray started advocating for improved accessibility and the right to live independently while in her teens. She has participated in numerous protests and demonstrations to …Read More »