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What makes ARISE different? As a designated non-residential Independent Living Center, we are organized and directed by people with disabilities.


Disability protesters advocating to #SaveCDPAP in Albany
Advocating for Disability Rights

By Phil Prehn, Systems Change Advocate The fight to make our society more accessible has been the most successful when people with disabilities make their…

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2024 Summer Guide

By Michael Theobald We hope to get your input for our 2024 Summer Guide to places to visit in Central New York. The past few…

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Art Explorers

Artists in our Art Explorers Club have been working hard creating wonderful artworks from watercolors to a special holiday wreath! Art Club Coordinator Michelle McIntyre…

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Bringing Adaptive Design to Cayuga…

Do you have a disability, or know someone with the disability that lives in Cayuga County and could benefit from a customized adaptive device? Do…

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