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  • Remember youth who have aged out of the foster care system during the holidays

    Tuesday, November 14, 2017

    The holidays can be a difficult time for many, but for young people who have aged out of foster care it can be particularly rough. Many young adults and youth watch their friends and peers return home during the holidays and enjoy a restful time off. Often youth who have grown up in the foster care system do not have a place to go for the holidays, people to visit or receive any gifts.

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  • November Grand Rounds

    Thursday, November 2, 2017

    Grand Rounds are an important teaching tool that help our teams and other disability service providers keep up to date in evolving areas that may be directly related, or associated with our core practice. The CED hosts a variety of state and national experts to share information and provide opportunities for discussion.

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  • Working in WV: PACE Enterprises

    Tuesday, October 31, 2017

    Every morning, at about 7:25, busses roll up to PACE Enterprises in Mylan Park. The passengers are local people with disabilities reporting to their jobs. Just inside the building are job coaches and supervisors ready to go to lay out the day’s duties. In PACE’s Beehive Café, food service workers have already been at work and the coffee is hot. As the riders disembark their busses, you hear laughing, small talk, and the occasional grumble…remember its 7:30 on a weekday morning. Every person on the bus has a significant disability. “Many of our people don’t drive and we depend on public transportation and our in-house transit program to get them to work,” said Greg Morris, President and CEO of PACE Enterprises.

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  • Working in West Virginia

    Friday, October 13, 2017

    October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month and we are celebrating those who are working in West Virginia. Meet Dale. Dale has a love for being outdoors, and spends three seasons each year working part-time with WV Forestry Department helping tend to grounds at parks and recreation areas.

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