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Why South Carolina should end wage discrimination against those with disabilities

April 17, 2021
greenvilleonline.com

April 17, 2021 | greenvilleonline.com A joint resolution filed by State Sen. Katrina Shealy last month would undo more than 80 years of wage discrimination against workers with disabilities in South Carolina. It deserves the full support of the entire legislature. If passed, the resolution would prohibit use of Section 14(c) of the ironically titled…

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Meaningful Employment + Hard Work = Big Impact

April 6, 2021
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I love going to work each shift, and I like my co-workers and manager a lot. They give employees free soda fountain/iced teas refills during their shifts, which is kind.Jake, Client, Community Options Inc. Meet Jake, one of Panera Bread’s hardest-working Dining Room Associates and active member of Community Options Employment Program since 2018. Community…

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Bob’s Discount Furniture Makes Contribution to Community Options’ Children Home in Pittsburgh

April 2, 2021
Bob’s Discount Furniture Makes Contribution to Community Options’ Children Home in Pittsburgh - Living Room

April 2, 2021 | Press Release.pdf Pittsburgh, PA– Community Options, Inc. in Pittsburgh recently received a donation from Bob’s Discount Furniture to provide furniture for the region’s first children’s home. Community Options operates small, community homes for children and adults with disabilities. These children have spent most of their lives living in a congregate setting…

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COVID is adding scores of newly disabled employees – and challenges – to the workforce

March 28, 2021
nj.com

March 28, 2021 | nj.com “Disabilities are part of life,” Stack said. “We’re going to be your neighbor. We’re going to be in your community. Disabilities don’t care about your financial status, your religion, your race, sex or age. You get a disability, you’re just going to have it.” The ranks of the disabled also…

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Community Options to Host Outdoor Training in Nashville, TN Led by Dr. Al Condeluci

March 23, 2021
Dr. Al Condeluci

Free Training on Social Capital for Staff and Families Providing Support to People with Disabilities Nashville, TN– Community Options, Inc. is hosting a training at Centennial Park in Nashville, TN on Tuesday, April 27th. The event is free of charge and will be focused on social capital and community building principles for people with disabilities.…

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Community Options to Host Outdoor Training in Dallas, TX Led by Dr. Al Condeluci

March 23, 2021
Dr. Al Condeluci

Free Training on Social Capital for Staff and Families Providing Support to People with Disabilities Dallas, TX– Community Options, Inc. is hosting a training at the outdoor gardens at Marie Gabrielle in Dallas, Texas on Monday, April 26th. The event is free of charge and will be focus on social capital and community building principles…

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Community Options to Host Outdoor Training in Wescosville, PA Led by Dr. Al Condeluci

March 23, 2021
Dr. Al Condeluci

Free Training on Social Capital for Staff and Families Providing Support to People with Disabilities Allentown, PA– Community Options, Inc. is hosting a training at Shepherd Hills Golf Club Pavilion in Wescosville, PA on Wednesday, April 28th. The event is free of charge and will be focused on social capital and community building principles for…

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NJ flower shop giving residents with disabilities a creative outlet

March 23, 2021
njspotlight.com

March 23, 2021 | njspotlight.com We bring you an update on a business where possibilities are blooming. Two years ago, our cameras were there when Vaseful Flower and Gifts in Princeton cut the ribbon on its second shop. It’s an operation that started with one goal: to provide meaningful work for residents with disabilities.

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Improved Social Connection for Maryland Children with Disabilities

March 19, 2021

March 19, 2021 | Press Release.pdf Rockville, MD, March 19, 2021— Community Options, Inc. was awarded a grant from the Maryland Developmental Disabilities Council and The Arc Maryland to bring technology and fitness programming to children with disabilities. The grant will allow Community Options, Inc. to purchase iPads and monthly subscriptions for an interactive fitness…

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Community Options Inc. provides School to Employment Services

March 5, 2021
wbng.com

March 5, 2021 | wbng.com Community Options Inc. is offering School to Employment Services and learning sessions for students and adults with disabilities. The next session, “Don’t Leave Your Future to Luck”, is on March 12 from 5 to 8 pm. The third session, “Spring Ahead with Post Secondary Education”, is being offered on April…

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