For decades Lott Industries competed successfully for auto industry contracts, employing 1200 workers with disabilities. With the collapse of the industry in neighboring Detroit, Lott struggled to keep its doors open. A Whole Lott More looks at the impact of Lott’s struggles and examines the wider world of employment options for those with disabilities. The film focuses on three individuals, each with a different disability and attitude towards work. It showcases their incredible resilience and makes the case for greater employment opportunities for all.
Join in the fun with The Teen Scene !!! Dance or play games! Whichever you choose you are guaranteed a GREAT time! Invite your friends from school! It’s a Party!
The 2019 Miss Hanover Abilities Pageant will be held on March 23, 2019 at Atlee High School. Pageant applications and sponsorship forms can be found below.
Contestants must meet the following requirements:
I have been using this app for the last week, I wasn’t sure if I would like this when I first started, but, I have really enjoyed it. As parents with kids who require extra care, we NEED to take care of ourselves. We tend to put ourselves last. We tend to make excuses about time and our families schedules take priority. GIXO changes this!
I found this book, and, although I have not read it yet, I want to. It is something that I say to so many of our friends and family as well as people we come into contact with. “He may not look at you when he talks or you talk, but he hears you”. I am so curious how this book handles this, and, it is geared for kids! Click the link to learn more.
The Richmond Times-Dispatch is hosting a public forum on “Understanding Autism” on Jan. 30. Get your free tickets here: https://tickets.richmond.com/e/rtd-public-square-76…/tickets
LCSW Christine Leininger Amabile is seen here in an excerpt from PANDAS 101, a guide for new parents dealing with PANS/PANDAS. This 18-minute special feature can be found on the MKINC Blu-ray and DVD. Christine is the Provider Awareness Chair for PANS Research Advocacy Initiative (PRAI) and has put tremendous energy and effort into educating providers, LCSW’s, school officials and more. She will be presented to more than 400 clinicians at the Virginia Chapter of National Association of Social Workers at their 2018 conference. Oh, and she is a PANDAS mom.
Greater Richmond ARC is a non-profit organization that creates life-fulfilling opportunities for people with disabilities. We do this by providing four sets of core services: Employment Services; Day Services (Adult Day Support and After School); Infant and Child Development Services; and Residential Services (Respite and Summer Camps). Our wide range of programs is designed to serve individuals no matter what stage of the life cycle they are in, and to support families who are coping with the daily “real world” challenges of living with a disability. We have a profound impact on the 1,300 individuals and families we serve each year.