News from United Rehabilitation Services

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 […]

Young’s Ice Cream Charity Bike Tour this weekend!

Let the weekend of fun begin! The cyclists in the Young’s Ice Cream Charity Bike Tour are on their way to Ada, Ohio for a beautiful 2-day ride from Young’s Jersey Dairy! Thanks to all of the sponsors, cyclists and donors for helping raise money for 4 local charities who make a huge impact on […]

Art Splash Success!

Thanks to local artists, musicians and volunteers for making our 8th Annual Art Splash a success! We enjoyed a day of cultural fun with many local artists working with the children and adults we serve with different art modalities including painting, sculpting, singing and more! Thanks to our friends at WDTN Channel 2 for sharing […]

Possible Medicaid Changes Endangering more than 10 Million People with Disabilities

The United States Senate released their version of the American Healthcare Act (AHCA) last week.   It is unfortunate that much like the House design of this Bill, the Senate’s plan will also eliminate Medicaid expansion, endangering more than 20 million people and taking away coverage for up to 750,000 people in Ohio alone. As the […]

Prepare for Success When Traveling with Your Child with Special Needs

Original post from FriendshipCircle.Org Whether you’re driving or flying, traveling has a unique way of causing exorbitant amounts of stress. You worry if you’ve packed all the essentials and you play out every possible disaster scenario in your head. Traveling with any child is a game of chance as to how they will react, but […]