Interview with James during Autism Acceptance Month

James, a participant in AIM’s Self-Direction program, shared his story on B95.5 for Autism Acceptance Month. Read the full transcript below, or click the audio link at the bottom of this page to listen.   Audio: (singing) Speaker 2: B 95.5, today’s hits and yesterday’s favorites. No matter what comes at you today, shake it…
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PoP 2.14.2021: Introducing… Bo Goliber!

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Walt Adams: Star Radio Sunday Jazz Brunch time once again for the Power of Potential with AIM Services, supporting people with disabilities and traumatic brain injury. Each week, we get a chance to talk with Chris Lyons, the Executive Director. Good morning, Chris. Chris Lyons: Good morning, Walt. Happy Sunday. Another wonderful Jazz Brunch. Another…
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Happy Valentine’s Day: Love, AIM

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This Valentine’s Day, we at AIM find ourselves in a state of deep reflection. We reflect on the years past when we gathered to celebrate love and friendship at our annual Valentine’s Day Dance. This February, although the in-person dance is missing, the instances of love, kindness, selflessness, and the formation of remarkable relationships are…
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Raising Funds for Holiday Support for People of Diverse Abilities & Their Families

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AIM Services announces their Giving Tuesday plans to provide Holiday Support for People of Diverse Abilities and their families. Donations on Giving Tuesday provide funding for holiday purchases for these families as they face the tremendous economic strain brought forth by the ongoing pandemic. When the current health crisis became part of the new reality…
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Meet Latoyia

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When I was a young child, I did not like that I had a disability. I felt different. I have a mild intellectual disability. Today I see myself as a normal person. My message to everyone is just to be yourself; that is all you have to be. I started using the Employment Services Program…
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NDEAM: National Disability Employment Awareness Month 2020

NDEAM 2020 Official Poster

Since 1988, our nation celebrates Employment Awareness throughout the month of October. The goal of this celebration is to encourage an inclusive community inviting of all that is unique about each of its members. The particular talents and abilities of each community members creates a vibrant and successful workforce. This year the U.S. Department of…
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Honoring Direct Support Professionals for National DSP Week

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September 13th marks the beginning of the nationwide, week long, celebration of direct support professionals. Direct Support Professionals Week, or DSP Week, allows AIM Services and other organizations offering similar support, to focus on the significant contributions of this essential workforce. The annual observance could not be more deserving at a time where we are…
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ABA & ADA: A Timeline of Accessible Architecture & Facility Design

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In 1968, the Architectural Barriers Act (ABA) was passed, paving the way for the subsequent passing of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) in 1990. The Architectural Barriers Act required that facilities that are designed, constructed, altered, or leased with particular federal funding, be accessible to people with disabilities. The law even included non-governmental facilities…
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