Airbnb Acquires Site Offering Accessible Accommodations

by Carolyn Said, San Francisco Chronicle/TNS | November 17, 2017 Airbnb said it is buying Accomable, a website that lists accessible lodging options. (Flickr) Airbnb has sometimes come under fire for lack of access for travelers with disabilities. The home-stay company says it wants to do better. So it’s buying Accomable, a London company that […]

Happy Birthday Mary Carol!

On Thursday, December 21, 2017 we had the honor of celebrating a very special birthday at URS! Mary Carol Bristow, daughter of Marge Bristow, turned 71 yesterday so we all gathered together to sing Happy Birthday and enjoy some delicious cake in her honor! Her mother, Marge, founded URS 61 years ago and Mary Carol still […]

WDTN-TV: 2017 Telethon Stories

URS Adult Services Help Families in the Miami Valley DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) –  United Rehabilitation Services, also known as URS, provides for the needs of hundreds of children with disabilities here in the Miami Valley but what happens when those kids grow up? That’s when URS adult services steps in to lend a helping hand. […]

United Rehabilitation Services Announces Completion of Capital Campaign

October 30, 2017 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE United Rehabilitation Services Announces Completion of Capital Campaign   Dayton Ohio – United Rehabilitation Services of Greater Dayton at the Charles D. Berry Center announced today they have successfully reached their fundraising goal and completed the Unlocking PossAbilities Expansion Project. The $6 million dollar campaign included a new $1 […]

November is National Family Caregivers Month

  Caregiving is often times a 24/7 job and URS is here to help! URS is offering a new Caregiver Support Group for both caregivers and parents of children and adults with disabilities. Both groups offer a therapeutic atmosphere and structured program that is facilitated by other caregivers. To learn more about our Support Group […]

Target Unveils Clothing For Kids With Special Needs

Original Post by Disability Scoop by Shaun Heasley | August 17, 2017 Target is offering new clothing designed to better accommodate children with special needs. (Thinkstock) Target is rolling out a collection of sensory-friendly apparel for children and says adaptive clothing for those with disabilities is on the way too. The new offerings are part […]