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Community-Based Prevocational Services

August 21, 2019

Community-Based Prevocational Services Preparing People for Employment   Person-Centered Focus to meet each individual’s vocational needs and desires   Discover, Explore and Experience A Variety of Employment-Related Endeavors Through Instruction, Training and Support   Individual and Group Opportunities Offered   Must be OPWDD eligible May be enrolled in other OPWDD services and/or ACCES-VR vocational support […]

Learn Adaptive Climbing

August 7, 2019

ARISE believes this adaptive climbing session from the Central Rock Gym could be a worthwhile challenge for those willing to try. Adaptive Climbing sessions are scheduled periodically. Get more information through the links below.  Climbers and volunteers, please sign up through the links below a least a day before we meet so we know we […]

CITY OF OSWEGO’S – POWER SOLUTION

September 5, 2018

Given an opportunity to collaborate with the City of Oswego and Mayor William Barlow, ARISE brought to the City’s attention an important issue which citizens and visitors who use power chairs may face while visiting the City’s sites, shopping at local businesses, and attending events – Power. To be specific,  low battery charge.  The need […]

Inclusion for individuals: Auburn agency, Weedsport school partner on adaptive design projects

Connor McGough, program coordinator for ARISE Adaptive Design, and Weedsport High School technology teacher Alicia Bower have been working together to create adaptive design objects for nearly two years. McGough and Bower gave a demonstration explaining the adaptive design process at Auburn Public Theater Thursday.Megan Ehrhart, The Citizen AUBURN — Nonprofit independent living center ARISE and Weedsport […]

Speechless

April 4, 2018

By Contributing Writer: Michael Theobald In American television, characters with disabilities are rarely portrayed in reoccurring roles, especially on network television. There’s a new show on Fox called Speechless, which is centered on a family with three children, one of whom has cerebral palsy and uses a wheelchair. There are countless numbers of reasons why […]