News from United Rehabilitation Services


Thank you to many!

United Rehabilitation Services is very thankful to the hardworking team at Finance Fund, CityWide Development, PNC Bank and Porter Wright for supporting our expansion project by enabling URS to receive funds from the New Markets Tax Credit. URS was featured in Finance Fund’s 2016 Annual Report, click here to view.  

May is Better Hearing and Speech Month!

URS is lucky to have a great team of Speech-Language Pathologists to care for the children and adults with disabilities we serve at URS! Please let us know if you think your child may benefit from Speech Therapy! SPOTTED: Great Speech & Language Skills at URS! SPEECH:  Individuals with speech sound disorders have difficult producing […]

Zappos Looks To Help Shoppers With Special Needs

by Shaun Heasley | May 1, 2017 Originally posted on: DisabilityScoop.com Online retail giant Zappos is looking to make it simpler for kids and adults with disabilities to find clothes that meet their sensory and physical needs. The retailer said recently that it is launching a special section on its site to highlight “functional and […]

April is Occupational Therapy Month!

This year marks the 100th Anniversary of Occupational Therapy! URS is lucky to have a great team of Occupational Therapists to care for the children and adults with disabilities we serve at URS! What is Occupational Therapy (OT)? Occupational Therapy helps individuals with physical, sensory or cognitive impairments be as independent as possible in all […]

Community Resources Guide

The Montgomery County Human Services Planning and Development Department has compiled a new Community Resources Guide for the Dayton Region – Montgomery County. Resources include but are not limited to: Clothing Assistance Educational/Vocational Family Violence Food Assistance Health & Medical Services Housing/Homeless Prevention Legal Services Mental Health/Alcohol & Drug Addiction Services       Click […]

World Down Syndrome Day 3/21

World Down Syndrome Day (WDSD), observed on March 21st every year, is a global awareness day which has been officially observed by the United Nations since 2012. Down Syndrome International (DSi) encourages our friends all over the world to choose their own activities and events on WDSD to help raise awareness of what Down syndrome […]

20 Alternative Date Night Ideas for Parents of Children with Special Needs

Originally posted on FriendshipCircle.org It’s not that likely you’ll be able to get a babysitter to watch your special kid, sure. Work conflicts and appointments and homework and routines are all going to stand in your way, absolutely. The effort to go out is probably not worth all the worry you’ll be doing and all […]

10 Alarm Clocks for Children with Sensory Challenges

Original post: friendshipcircle.org Is waking your child up in the morning a battle that gets everybody’s day off on the wrong foot? Maybe a better wake-up method would help. Kids with sensory challenges may have particular problems with the standard alarm-clock signal of a loud blaring noise. If you’re under-sensitive to sound, that’s not going […]

Updates from URS in reference to the RTA Strike

Thursday, January 12, 2017: RTA Buses will roll on Friday! Tuesday, January 10, 2017: WDTN Story: RTA strike costing United Rehabilitation Services $4,000 each day   Tuesday, January 10, 2017: WDTN Reports: “The Greater Dayton Regional Transit Authority said Tuesday both the RTA and the Amalgamated transit Union local 1385 have contacted the mediator and that […]

Top 10 Children’s Books for Kids with ADHD, Learning Differences and Sensory Processing Disorder

Top 10 Children’s Books for Kids with ADHD, Learning Differences and Sensory Processing Disorder The following books offer information and support to kids who struggle with ADHD, learning differences and sensory issues. These are great gift options for those special children who need to know they’re not alone in their struggles. Original Post from Brain […]