URS Celebrates DD Awareness Month #DDAwareness2020

March 2, 2020 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE United Rehabilitation Services (URS) Celebrates Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month Dayton Ohio – In 1987, President Ronald Reagan declared March as Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month to encourage understanding and...

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URS Telethon – Sunday, December 8

This year's Telethon Ambassador is London.  For Charisse Odom, having a child care center with nursing and therapy services under one roof is invaluable to her and her daughter, London. Charisse needed specialized child care for London, who was born with microcephaly,...

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October is National Employment Awareness Month

National Disability Employment Awareness Month (#NDEAM) is a campaign held every October to celebrate the many contributions of America's workers with disabilities and to raise awareness regarding employment of people with disabilities. The 2019 theme is "The Right...

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URS now offering evidenced-based Empowerment-Drumming Program

URS is excited to offer a new evidenced-based Empowerment-Drumming Program or “drum circle” with the support of the Phil Rizzo Fund for Students in the Miami Valley, the Robert L. and Jean Penny Fund of the Dayton Foundation and the Gorman-Hewitt-Ayars Fund.  Research...

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New URS Podcast Channel!!

We are so excited to introduce our newest venue, podcasting! We are blessed to have the opportunity to present this innovative option to the adults with disabilities we serve and help them learn new skills. Click here to view our new Podcast Channel on Sound Cloud at...

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Trotwood Mayor Celebrates Black History Month at URS

Dayton Ohio – Mayor Mary McDonald will celebrate Black History Month by reading to the adult and seniors with disabilities at United Rehabilitation Services (URS) on Friday, February 22nd at Noon. The children in URS’ Early Childhood Education Programs and...

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New Emojis Include People with Disabilities

by Shaun Heasley | February 6, 2019 At the urging of Apple, new emoji representing the experiences of people with disabilities are being adopted. (Emojipedia) A dozen icons depicting the experiences of people with disabilities are coming to smartphones and other...

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