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Autism services and crisis mobile unit coming to Rochester in 2020

Last summer, 11-year-old Jacalvionne Boyd, who has autism, walked away from his home on Avenue E in Rochester over 20 times. Once, he was found 10 miles...
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Wed, 12/11/2019 - 7:44am
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Interactive 'I-Spy' mural aims to help kids get tested for auditory processing disorder

Auditory processing disorder, or APD, can cause language delays, affect learning, and make it harder for kids to interact with others. One Rochester...
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Wed, 12/04/2019 - 5:59am
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Connections: Disability rights activist Stephanie Woodward on disability pride

Local disability rights activist Stephanie Woodward recently wrote an opinion piece for the Spina Bifida Association about why she loves her disability....
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Fri, 10/25/2019 - 11:19am
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Nazareth athletic center aims to ‘change story’ on inclusion in sports

Anthony Zastrow is a senior at Penfield High School. On Monday morning, though, he was hustling up and down a basketball court in the new Golisano...
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Tue, 10/22/2019 - 6:53am
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Adaptive Play at The Strong Museum

The non-profit group Endless Highway teamed up with The Strong National Museum of Play for its first Adaptive Day of Play for youth and families living...
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Mon, 10/21/2019 - 7:32am
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URMC opens dental clinic designed for people with disabilities

The Eastman Institute for Oral Health at the University of Rochester has opened a new clinic designed to serve people with disabilities and complex...
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Fri, 10/18/2019 - 1:47pm
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URMC opens dental clinic designed for people with disabilities

The Eastman Institute for Oral Health at the University of Rochester has opened a new clinic designed to serve people with disabilities and complex...
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Fri, 10/18/2019 - 1:39pm
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Golisano Foundation boosts campaign for Lifetime Assistance renovations

An effort to update facilities at Lifetime Assistance that are used to help people with developmental disabilities is getting a financial boost. The...
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Thu, 10/17/2019 - 12:10pm
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Volunteers needed for 2020 Special Olympics Winter Games in Rochester

Special Olympics New York is preparing for its Winter Games in Rochester February 21-22, 2020. The games officially opened Wednesday, because there's a...
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Wed, 10/16/2019 - 11:23am
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Pittsford to adopt designation as an 'Autism Friendly Community'

The Town of Pittsford has expanded its ability to provide services to people who are on the autism spectrum. A proclamation is expected to be adopted to...
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Wed, 10/16/2019 - 8:18am
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