The Click

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My week presenting at the 2019 National APSE Conference by Katie Page, Program Director of Employment Services As I sit and reflect on the amazing week I had in St. Louis at the 2019 National APSE Conference, I am overwhelmed and inspired. Overwhelmed with the knowledge I gained from presenters, colleagues, and new friends. Inspired…
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Darlene for Mayor

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Connected It is a true pleasure sitting down and talking with the people we support and getting their story straight from the source. It is gratifying when you realize, despite their daily obstacles, they are flourishing and having great life experiences. It is the goal of our organization that each person we support is as…
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The Reverse Job Fair

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The Beginning In 2018, Tara Anne Pleat, a local attorney focusing on special needs law and a Board Member at AIM Services, sat down with Todd Shimkus, President of the Saratoga County Chamber of Commerce, to discuss employment needs for those of diverse abilities. In her conversation Tara referenced the incredible support by the Chamber…
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5 Things You Didn’t Know About Mental Health

5 Things You Didn't Know About Mental Health

Although our organization’s focus is to support people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, as well as those with traumatic brain injuries, it is equally our focus to support individuals who are dually diagnosed and experience mental health challenges. Many individuals we serve experience this dual diagnosis. Each May, our nation draws attention to Mental Health…
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An Interview with S. Miller

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S. Miller, a survivor of a Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) due to an Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM) in 2013, is ready to share her personal story for the first time. Her story is wrought with pain and trials, but is delivered in a voice that embodies strength and perseverance. Beyond her desire to share her own…
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Top 5 New Connections for Autism

Top 5 New Connections for Autism

Attendance at this year’s 2019 Autism Expo & Art Exhibit resulted in connections for AIM with other amazing agencies that are impacting the lives of those with Autism and those of diverse abilities. After all the years of service we have provided to our local communities, we are still making connections and learning about incredible…
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People Don’t Understand The Invisible

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A Glimpse These are the words of a traumatic brain injury (TBI) survivor who spoke at Tuesday’s Brain Injury Advocacy Day at the NYS Legislative Office Building in Albany. The event was held by the Brain Injury Association of New York State (BIANYS). The woman’s experience forever changed her life and has come with unimaginable…
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AIM for Happy Hearts

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The Valentine’s Day Dance at AIM Services is something quite remarkable. For us as members of this agency, it is a time of sweet reflection of the beautiful, talented, hardworking, and brave people we support. For those for whom we care, it is a basic human experience of getting together with friends and boogying down…
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