URS’ Star Laundry Employee – NDEAM

Kristen started at URS in 2016 in the Adult Day Care Program. This program provides stimulating and socially-engaging programs in an environment where adults and seniors with disabilities can socialize and instill a sense of purpose in their lives. In 2017, Kristen...

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Jarrett – Proud Kroger Employee – NDEAM

URS is celebrating National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM) this October! Jarrett is a 2020 Project SEARCH graduate.  Prior to being accepted into Project SEARCH, Jarrett completed two sessions of Summer Youth Work Experience at the Beavercreek Golf...

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The Road to Pharmacy Technician – NDEAM

October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month. Beth started in Job Development and Placement services in January 2020.  She is an intelligent and driven young woman. She has earned a Bachelor’s of Science from Wittenberg University in...

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“I feel like a hero” – NDEAM

October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM)! Nicholas, 19, recently graduated from the Project SEARCH internship program, a collaborative effort among Employment Services of United Rehabilitation Services, Greene County Career Center and...

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Basic Aspects of Handwriting

By: Sara Hudson, OTD, OTR/L, Handwriting Without Tears® Certified Handwriting Specialist Handwriting is an essential skill for academic success and communicating. It has a big impact on areas of the brain related to literacy development such as reading, writing,...

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URS Celebrates the 30th Anniversary of ADA

What do you remember from the year 1990? Maybe it’s the reunification of Germany, the end of apartheid in South Africa, or the discovery of “Sue” the massive Tyrannosaurus in South Dakota? I recall all of these things, but the memory that is most vivid in my mind is...

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Dialogic Reading

Have you ever thought about how you read to your young child? A child's experience with books plays an important role in their language development, reading development, and overall school readiness. How you read to your child is just as important as how often you...

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Positive Feedback – Summer Youth Program

"I observed the SYF [Summer Youth] session today facilitated by Alex. She is impressive. She did a great job engaging the participants and the participants all commented on how much they had learned. Alex also used an excellent video that was relevant, entertaining,...

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Improving Fine Motor Skills with Common Household Items

By Sara Hudson, OTD, OTR/L Did you know that there is so much more to having good finger skills than swiping on a phone or playing video games? Fine motor skills are essential to a child's development. Without fine motor skills, a child wouldn’t be able to: Hold...

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