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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 […]

ARISE and VOTE!

September 3, 2018

ARISE’s mission is to work with people of all abilities to create a fair and just community in which everyone can fully participate. That includes the right to cast an independent ballot in elections. Keep an eye out for our #ARISEandVOTE hashtag on social media to learn more about your right to vote as a […]

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 […]

Oswego Newsletter – June 2018

June 6, 2018

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Oswego Newsletter – May 2018

June 6, 2018

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Oswego Newsletter – April 2018

June 6, 2018

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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 […]