News from United Rehabilitation Services


URS will host the 36th Annual Telethon on Sunday, December 7th!

Tune in on Sunday, December 7 from 11 am – 2 pm on WDTN Channel 2 as we host our 36th Annual Telethon, presented by IBEW/NECA. This year’s Telethon Chair is Colleen Ryan, President of Vectren and our Ambassador is Grace and her parents Amanda and Paul. The Telethon features a ‘Year in Review’ of […]

Living Dayton Interview

Thanks to Living Dayton for interviewing Dennis yesterday about the important events happening at URS this month and in the coming months! The interview talks about National Disability Employment Awareness Month, the importance of Issue 11 in November, the Human Services Levy in Montgomery County, and our Annual Telethon!

URS Rubber Duck Regatta Splash Down 2014!

Thanks to our dear friend, Andy Snow, for using his Phantom camera to get a flying “ducks eye view” of the 2014 URS Rubber Duck Regatta DUCK DROP! URS Duck Regatta Splash Down 2014 from Andy Snow on Vimeo.

Focus on URS!

Thanks to our dear friend Kim Faris, at Hot Country B945, for this wonderful interview with Dennis Grant, URS Executive Director.

The Region’s only “spider cage” lands at URS!

URS provides outpatients physical, occupational, and speech therapies to 1,000 children and adults each year.  URS prides itself on being the region’s leader of specialized therapy services. Our clinic recently added a new therapy modality, the Universal Exercise Unit (UEU), also known as a “spider cage.”  The UEU includes a system of pulleys, weights, and […]

Helping to Create a City of Learners

United Rehabilitation Services is proud to be part of the City of Dayton and Mayor Nan Whaley’s initiative to create a City of Learners. The City of Dayton is striving to “become a city that invests in its children, a city that recognizes that nothing will be right, nothing truly great and lasting can be […]

Volunteer Spotlight: Christe

“We change the world a little each day with our kindness” – Tom Giaquinto Christe is a Pharmacist at the Target in Huber Heights and volunteered at URS for the first time this past May through Target Cares Day.  This volunteer experience motivated her to become a regular volunteer at URS.  She comes in every […]

Jackie & Charlie Hazell named Grand Marshals!

2014 Kettering Holiday At Home Grand Marshal Mr. Charlie Hazell and Ms. Jackie Hazell My brother, Charlie Hazell, 54 years old, has lived in Kettering his entire life. He was born with Cerebral Palsy and not expected to live past the age of 2 years old. He attended Gorman and Grace A. Greene schools and […]

Innovative New Product: Shock-Absorbing Wheels for Wheelchairs!

This story is so neat we had to share! From the Friendship Circle Blog It is commonly said, “you don’t have to reinvent the wheel.” However, when Israeli farmer Gilad Wolf broke his pelvis in 2008, he set out to do just that. He was not going to let his crops shrivel up and go […]