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Special thanks to Gresham Ford for their mask donations!

By gpadmin11 | May 23, 2020

Special Thanks to Gresham Ford for their generous donation of fun, colorful masks! #PersonalProtectiveEquipment #PPE Thank you for your help in protecting our staff and the people with disabilities we serve.

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Special thanks to Calibration Cornhole for their mask donations!

By gpadmin11 | May 14, 2020

THANK YOU Calibration Cornhole Co. for your mask donation. We can’t thank you enough for your help protecting our staff and the people with disabilities we serve.

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Join us for Giving Tuesday Now – May 5th

By AAW | May 5, 2020

Abilities at Work supports people with intellectual/developmental disabilities in integrated, community-based jobs. Many of our clients’ employers are temporarily closed or limiting staffing due to the COVID-19 outbreak. We are working closely with our clients and their employers to continue providing support. Please consider a #GivingTuesdayNow donation to help us continue our mission. Thank you for your support!

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Social distancing while job coaching

By AAW | April 29, 2020

Our clients’ safety and well-being are our top priorities during this time of #COVID19 #quarantine. Occasionally, in-person support is still required to ensure the success of our clients. See the photo below for #socialdistancing demonstration during a Job Coaching session with AAW staff April and client George.

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ODDS COVID-19 Info Video

By AAW | April 21, 2020

A helpful, timely message from Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU) Office of Developmental Disabilities Services.

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PHAME Moves to Online Classes to Keep Community Connected

By AAW | April 19, 2020

We’re so thankful that programs like PHAME are finding ways to keep our community connected during the Coronavirus quarantine. READ FULL STORY >

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Caregivers May Be Eligible For Paid Leave Under COVID-19 Relief Law

By AAW | April 6, 2020

Parents who must stay home from work to care for their adult children with disabilities due to coronavirus-related closures may qualify for paid leave, federal official say. READ FULL STORY >

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For parents trying to replicate school for children with disabilities, a huge task

By AAW | March 22, 2020

We help adults with disabilities gain meaningful, integrated employment. Our clients’ job readiness is often the result of years of adaptive youth educational programming, including hands-on practical skills training and community-based work experience. Our hearts go out to the families and providers in our community working to create constructive “distance learning” environments for youth with…

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COVID-19 Effect on AAW Clients and Employers

By AAW | March 19, 2020

We support people with disabilities in integrated, community-based jobs. Many of our clients’ employers are temporarily closed or limiting staffing due to the COVID-19 outbreak. We are working closely with our clients and their employers to communicate closures and to continue providing support. Stay safe and stay healthy.

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Celebrating community jobs for Oregonians with disabilities

By AAW | March 14, 2020

Check out this video to learn about Paula and her success transitioning into integrated employment. Thanks, Disability Rights Oregon. Let’s celebrate community jobs for Oregonians with disabilities together. Partner with us!

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