Inclusion Desk

Connections: Discussing the Reel Mind Theatre and Film Series

The Reel Mind Theatre and Film Series is underway. It features films and performances that address the stigma attached to mental illness and behavior...
Original Story: 
Published Date: 
Tue, 05/22/2018 - 6:38pm
»

Crisis support for individuals with autism is planned in response to death of Trevyan Rowe

A 24-hour helpline for Rochester-area families with children on the autism spectrum will be place by July 1. It's one of the responses advocates say is...
Original Story: 
Published Date: 
Wed, 05/09/2018 - 9:50am
»

Arc of Monroe accepting applications for its employment training program

The Arc of Monroe County is accepting applications for its Adult Project SEARCH program, which prepares adults with intellectual and developmental...
Original Story: 
Published Date: 
Tue, 05/08/2018 - 7:24am
»

In turbulent year for special ed, city district's budget under scrutiny

Editor's note: Parents are outraged at the apparent mismanagement of special education in the Rochester City School District. In the second of two...
Original Story: 
Published Date: 
Thu, 05/03/2018 - 7:57am
»

Parents of city students in special ed call for action

Editor's note: The tragic death of a Rochester School District special education student who wandered away from his school unnoticed stunned and...
Original Story: 
Published Date: 
Thu, 05/03/2018 - 7:57am
»

Students with Autism hang out with first responders

Staff at the Mary Cariola Children’s Center school say emergencies can be particularly scary for young people with autism. The Center specializes in...
Original Story: 
Published Date: 
Thu, 04/26/2018 - 1:34pm
»

Congratulations to WXXI News for winning two "Excellence in Broadcasting" awards

Please join me in congratulating WXXI News for receiving two “Excellence in Broadcasting” awards from the New York State Broadcasters Association. Our Exited podcast garnered the award in the ‘Outstanding Use of Digital Platforms’ category.

»

Challenger Miracle Field gets grant to expand

The Challenger Miracle Field of Greater Rochester has received a significant grant from the Ralph C. Wilson Foundation. Just over $487,000 will go...
Original Story: 
Published Date: 
Sun, 04/15/2018 - 6:01am
»

Musician redefines herself after hearing loss

Gaelen McCormick has been losing her hearing, to varying degrees over several years as a result of Ménière’s disease – a condition that also causes...
Original Story: 
Published Date: 
Wed, 04/04/2018 - 1:20pm
»

Annual campaign to end the "R-Word" underway

Monroe County, the town of Irondequoit, the city of Rochester and the state of New York all marked Wednesday, March 7, as “Spread the Word to End the R...
Original Story: 
Published Date: 
Wed, 03/07/2018 - 9:44am
»
Syndicate content