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World Autism Day - April 2

The twelfth annual World Autism Awareness Day is April 2, 2019. Joined by the international community, hundreds of thousands of landmarks, buildings, homes, and communities around the world, display blue lights in recognition of people living…

April Staff Highlight - Jennifer Hauser

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For our April Staff Highlight, we would like to introduce you to Jennifer Hauser, a Service Coordinator covering our UMPC Community HealthChoices (CHC) participants in the Somerset County area. Jen is from Hollsopple, PA and attended Clarion…

SSI BENEFITS BILL PROPOSAL

U.S. Rep. John Katko announced a bill proposal that would protect Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits for people with developmental and intellectual disabilities. Currently, if two people who receive SSI benefits marry, they would receive…
Tax Tips

TAX TIPS FOR THE LEGALLY DISABLED

With Tax Day (April 15th) right around the corner, TurboTax shares a few tips on what to expect if you are considered to be legally disabled.The federal tax code includes a number of provisions that can ease the tax burden on people living…

Highmark Walk - Week 7 Update

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We just finished out the 7th week campaigning for the Highmark Walk 2019! Our goal is to raise $5,000 and have 50 walkers to walk with us, both virtually and in person. With 7 weeks left to go, we have:7 teams 32 walkers $1,182…

Highmark Walk - Week 6 Update

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We just finished out the 6th week campaigning for the Highmark Walk 2019! Our goal is to raise $5,000 and have 50 walkers to walk with us, both virtually and in person. With 8 weeks left to go, we have:7 teams 30 walkers $657…

Highmark Walk - Week 5 Update

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We just finished out the 5th week campaigning for the Highmark Walk 2019! Our goal is to raise $5,000 and have 50 walkers to walk with us, both virtually and in person. With 9 weeks left to go, we have:7 teams 27 walkers $192…

Highmark Walk - Week 4 Update

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We are in the 2nd month of campaigning for the Highmark Walk 2019! Our goal is to raise $5,000 and have 50 walkers to walk with us, both virtually and in person. So far, we have:7 teams 16 walkers $127 raisedWe are really…

Traumatic Brain Injury Awareness Month

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March is National Brain Injury Awareness Month. The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) defines a traumatic brain injury (TBI) as a disruption in the normal function of the brain that can be caused by a bump, blow, or jolt to the head, or…

Flu Update

Flu activity is picking up across the country, with widespread infection in 24 states. Between about 6 and 7 million people have been sick with flu, up to half of those people have sought medical care for their illness, and between 69,000…

The Harbaugh Family

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Through the Holiday Blessing’s fund, AUCP was able to purchase two batteries for ceiling lifts for the Harbaugh family from Fairfield, PA. The family consists of mother, Charity, and her five adult children, three of which have Cerebral Palsy.…

Re-Use It Donations Needed

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Did you know? Our Re-Use It program allows us to redistribute lightly used medical equipment and assistive technology to individuals of all ages that are residents of Pennsylvania.All of the inventory has been donated to us and it's…

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