News from United Rehabilitation Services

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 […]

Youth Services Programs at URS

Special thanks to Living Dayton for a GREAT story about our Youth Services Programs! The people we serve are more than just our clients, they are our family.  Check out this great featured story about our Youth Services program at URS serving children with or without disabilities ages 6 weeks to 17 years!

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: 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 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 […]