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

Latoyia in her work scrubs

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

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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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30th Anniversary of ADA: A Historical Review

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30th Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act A Historical Review On July 26, 1990, George H.W. Bush, while seated on the front lawn of the White House, signed into law the American with Disabilities Act (ADA). This law was called into action due to the complete absence of people with disabilities in the Civil…
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We Love AIM Nurses

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We Love AIM Nurses Each day, AIM Services draws attention to the professionals who stand by the sides of people of diverse abilities. As an essential business during the COVID-19 pandemic, we are supporting one of the most vulnerable populations in our nation, all the while ensuring that these people’s dreams and goals are kept…
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Vukelic of Saratoga Eagle Joins AIM Board Offers $10,000 Matching Gift Challenge

Vukelic of Saratoga Eagle Joins AIM Services Board Offers $10,000 Matching Gift Challenge in Recognition of Giving Tuesday Now SARATOGA SPRINGS, NY. – Christopher Lyons, Executive Director of AIM Services Inc. of Saratoga Springs, New York announced today that Jeff Vukelic, President and CEO of Saratoga Eagle was unanimously elected to the AIM Services Board…
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