Move to Include

New program connects Jewish families with services for those with disabilities

AutismUp and the Jewish Federation of Greater Rochester are combining forces to provide support for families of individuals with autism or other...
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Wed, 02/07/2018 - 8:42am
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WATCH: Starbridge TIES program

https://youtu.be/iDjknqUuG7E School dances, football games, scouts, and gymnastics. These are just a few noteworthy childhood memories for many. They’re...
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Tue, 01/16/2018 - 12:05am
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WATCH: NPR's Tiny Desk concert winner Gaelynn Lea

https://youtu.be/dRUEaqmJLRg Classically trained violinist and songwriter Gaelynn Lea has been immersed in music since her childhood. While she says her...
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Mon, 01/15/2018 - 8:16am
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WATCH: Who is helping to destigmatize autism in Rochester?

https://youtu.be/SyztAtE6buQ A mark of disgrace associated with a particular circumstance, quality, or person. That’s how Oxford Dictionaries defines ...
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Sun, 01/14/2018 - 6:34am
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Connections: Dialogue on Disability - "Invisible" disabilities

We conclude our Dialogue on Disability Week with a conversation about "invisible" disabilities. Our guests share the challenges they face living with...
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Fri, 01/12/2018 - 10:51am
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WATCH: Destigmatizing autism; Tiny Desk contest winner Gaelynn Lea

https://youtu.be/WrwkOO7_fTc It’s a diagnosis entwined with an almost unavoidable stigma in our society. A stigma that carries more burdens than most...
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Fri, 01/12/2018 - 5:38am
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Connections: Dialogue on Disability-Adaptive sports

Our Dialogue on Disability Week continues with a conversation about adaptive sports. According to the CDC, nearly half of adults with disabilities ages...
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Thu, 01/11/2018 - 5:36am
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The Rebound documentary on wheelchair basketball comes to Rochester

The independence that sports can bring to people with disabilities is something that is explored in a documentary about a wheelchair basketball team...
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Tue, 01/09/2018 - 9:51am
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Agency wants to inspire more people with autism to travel

Nicole and Chris Thibault dreamed of having a family of avid travelers. And when they had their first son, Tristan, they started making that dream come...
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Tue, 01/09/2018 - 6:29am
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Connections: Dialogue on Disability: A look at autism research and care in 2018

We begin 2018's Dialogue on Disability Week with a conversation about autism. New research published in JAMA indicates that the rates of autism spectrum...
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Mon, 01/08/2018 - 10:52am
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