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AAW is open — Updates from our Director

By AAW Web | June 8, 2020

AAW is open! Our staff have continued their support to the individuals that we serve throughout the COVID 19 Pandemic. We continue to provide Job Coaching to the individuals who have remained at, or returned to their jobs, and are staying in contact with those who have separated from their employers during this time. Staying…

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Thank you to all of our Generous Mask Donors!

By AAW Web | June 8, 2020

Special thanks to all of the companies and individuals for their generous donation of fun, colorful masks! Thank you for your help in protecting our staff and the people with disabilities we serve. Agencies Calibration Cornhole Co. Toy & Joy/Compassion in Action Clackamas County (CIACC) Gresham Ford Newberg Mask-R-Aid People Renee Isaacson Marc Grambo Catherine…

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COVID-19 resources to help people with disabilities, their families and the workforce

By AAW Web | June 2, 2020
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Special thanks to Gresham Ford for their mask donations!

By AAW Web | 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 AAW Web | 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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