Archive for August 2014

Nashville goes to the beach

Nolensville, TN, August 25, 2014 – Clients enjoy their time in Cape San Blas, Florida. Every family enjoys getting away to the beach for a little fun in the sun, relaxation or sightseeing. The group home “families” of the Nashville city operations of Open Arms Care are […]

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Inspirations of Life Art Show at the Orpheum

Memphis, TN, August 23, 2014 – Art show and sale for the benefit of Open Arms Care clients. On Sunday, August 23, 2014 Inspirations of Life Art was featured at an Art Show and Sale held at the Orpheum. This is the second year that staff members […]

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Knoxville Mayor Rogero visits

Knoxville, TN, August 13, 2014 – Clients enjoy meeting Mayor Rogero. The Knoxville city operations of Open Arms Care was pleased to welcome The Honorable Madeline Rogero to the Day Program to meet clients and tour the facility. Clients participating in activities at the Day Program enjoyed […]

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Disability Terminology

The University of Kansas Research & Training Center on Independent Living offers a free copy of their “Your Words, Our Image.” Their 8th edition of the classic guide for preferred disability terminology is now available, along with the companion poster, “Your Words, Our Image.” Download your free […]

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Chattanooga Ride to Provide

Chattanooga, TN, August 5, 2014 – 10th Annual Ride to Provide fundraiser. Chattanooga Now.com   The 10th Annual OAC Ride to Provide offers three cycling routes – 26, 42 and 62 miles – that will take you through Hamilton, Meigs and Bradley County. Open Arms Care is […]

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Senate Approves Direct Support Professional Recognition Week Resolution

Alexandria, VA, August 3, 2014 – Direct Support Professional Week designated by Senate as September 7, 2014 – September 13, 2014. ANCOR – American Network of Community Options and Resources released the announcement today. Senate Approves DSP Week 2014 Please visit their website to learn more about […]

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The Laughter Prescription

ABILITY Magazine, Volume 2014, Aug/Sep Issue By Geri Jewell Get your laughter prescription today. The Laughter Prescription      

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3D and Me

ABILITY Magazine, Volume 2014, Aug/Sep Issue By Ana Fernandez A fascinating look at how technology is making inventions for special needs community come true. 3D and Me How can 3D printing promote inclusivity and agency?  

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Nashville Mayor Karl Dean: Employment in Music City

Nashville, TN – August 1, 2014 – Nashville Mayor Karl Dean: Employment in Music City from TennesseeWorks on Vimeo. Video of Nashville Mayor Karl Dean discussing the importance of employment opportunities for people with disabilities.

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