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February’s Lights, Camera, Social Action Film

January 23, 2020

You are invited to the next Lights, Camera, Social Action film presented by the Seymour Library and ARISE. The Key of G is an award-winning documentary about disability, caregiving, and interdependence. The film follows Gannet, a charismatic 22-year-old with physical and developmental disabilities, as he leaves his mother’s home to share an apartment with a […]

ARISE on the Farm Needs Some Human Help!

January 23, 2020

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 farm check out this. For 2020 […]

Adaptive Design’s Trip to Ecuador

January 23, 2020

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 be a truly enlightening, informative, […]

Free Smoking Cessation Classes

January 13, 2020

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 chances of quitting! Class Schedule: […]

Year-Round Afternoon Child Respite Service

January 10, 2020

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.  We provide programming, homework help […]

ARISE Has a New Board President

January 3, 2020

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 secure the rights for people […]

Hospice invites community to view UNIQUE Art Exhibit

January 3, 2020

  Hospice of Central New York  & Hospice of the Finger Lakes invites the community to view the UNIQUE Art Exhibit weekdays from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at 990 Seventh North Street, in Liverpool through February 27th. The ARISE UNIQUE Art Exhibit shares the artistic visions and voices of individuals who have disabilities with […]

We are now ramped up for a great ski season!

November 13, 2019

It looks like it’s going to be all deep powder as we get ready for the 2020 ARISE & Ski Season! Our thanks to Mads Nielsen and the Fayetteville BSA Troop 51, who wrapped up his Eagle Scout project at Toggenburg this past weekend! Geoff Peppel, ARISE Manager for Inclusive Recreation met Mads this past […]

Housing Workshop for Tenants with Disabilities

October 29, 2019

The workshop is designed to help people learn how to find an apartment. The workshop also provides information about fair housing rights and responsibilities. WHEN: MONDAYS, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM LOCATION ARISE, 635 James Street, Syracuse, NY Topics covered: Finding affordable an/or accessible apartments Overview of Section 8 rent subsidies and subsidized housing Fair […]

My Trip to the House that Ruth Built…

October 28, 2019

In September of 2012, my Mom got tickets to a Yankee game for our family. I was almost thirty at the time and as I’m getting older it’s becoming more difficult to go on day trips due to all the assistance I need. This adventure I will never forget! We left before the sun came […]