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Meet Greg who volunteers with the American Red Cross

By AAW Web | May 15, 2022

We’d like you to meet Greg. Greg just started back volunteering with the American Red Cross! Greg helps put together these boxes for plasma. Thanks Greg for all your hard work!!

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Autism Acceptance Month — Here’s why the name is important

By AAW Web | April 5, 2022

April used to be known as Autism Awareness Month. But in 2021, the designation changed to Autism Acceptance Month. It’s a simple – but important – revision. The Autism Society of America announced the suggested shift in terminology last year, urging the media to go along, in order to ignite change in the lives of those…

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Three Ways to Give on GivingTuesday

By AAW Web | November 29, 2021

Join the movement! Generosity gives everyone the power to make a positive change in the lives of others and is a fundamental value anyone can act on. Please consider helping AAW in one of three ways. We appreciate your support.

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AAW continues to stay on course with our mission, despite challenging times

By AAW Web | August 26, 2021

It has been quite the journey over the last year and a half… Since the onset of COVID-19, AAW has stayed on course with our mission while navigating many bumps in the road. The first of these bumps was maintaining safe work environments for all AAW staff and clients. This took dedication from our team…

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Three ways companies can support disability inclusion and boost innovation

By AAW Web | May 21, 2021

More than 1.3 billion people live with some form of disability, representing at least 17% of the global population. This article from the World Economic Forum talks about three ways business leaders can strategically embed disability inclusion in their organizations. Read Full Story >  

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Can disability inclusion strengthen your workforce?

By AAW Web | April 24, 2021

YES! According to Gene Boes, president and CEO of Northwest Center in Seattle, inclusion benefits business profitability, workplace climate and operation. Many businesses struggle with similar, complex problems — including attrition, absenteeism, productivity and quality. Read the Full Story >

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As the Covid-19 pandemic continues, our clients and our team are still hard at work

By AAW Web | March 30, 2021

After some time away from the job due to #COVID19 restrictions, John is back at work at Fred Meyer like he never missed a beat! Here he is with his AAW Job Coach, April, collecting and organizing carts in the parking lot. Learn more and partner with us at Abilities at Work!  

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#GivingTuesday – Help AAW Maintain Services Project

By AAW Web | December 1, 2020

Our non-profit organization and clients continue to face many challenges during COVID-19 and we are calling on our friends and supporters to help Abilities at Work “Maintain Services”.

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Admin Team Greeting and Update

By AAW Web | August 13, 2020

Our Administrative Team wants to say hello through video chat as they continue to support our clients from a safe distance. We miss you!  

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The Disability Rights Movement, 30 Years After The ADA

By AAW Web | July 8, 2020

Take a listen to this inspiring NPR podcast about the history of the Americans with Disabilities Act 1990 (ADA) and what it means for people with, and without, disabilities. Listen Now:

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