Giving Tuesday Now

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GIVING TUESDAY NOW Giving Tuesday is a global movement inspiring people to affect change in communities throughout the world. Stirred by the current circumstances endured by all of humankind due to COVID-19, a second Giving Tuesday, Giving Tuesday Now, has been announced for Tuesday, May 5, 2020. With your gift to AIM Services on Giving…
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Autism Awareness during COVID-19

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Autism Awareness Month  April 1 marked the beginning of the celebration of National Autism Awareness Month. Each year communities across the country thoughtfully draw attention to our fellow citizens living with autism, as well as the contributions and sacrifices of their family, friends, and caregivers. An abundance of resources for anyone connected to a person…
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An important message regarding COVID-19: 6/18/2020 Update

6/18/2020 UPDATE: Dear Family Members and Advocates of People We Support, We hope you are well and continue to remain safe during these challenging times. We are pleased to share with you that there have been no positive cases of COVID-19 among the individuals AIM supports or our staff. In order to keep the people…
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Support AIM in 2020

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Donate Now Imagine… Imagine a world where all people are welcoming and accepting of those who are different. Imagine a place where smiles and hugs replace avoidance and stares, and a place where affirmations and encouragement replace doubt and fear. Imagine a time and a place where everyone feels confident to work, play, interact, and…
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Department of Health: A Dynamic Team Spreading Community Awareness

Department of Health A Dynamic Team Spreading Community Awareness

Team Strength Neil, like so many other DOH (Department of Health) Service Coordinators at AIM Services, stands by the side of those people who are either facing life after a traumatic brain injury, or by those who are aging and wanting to remain on their own and maintain the lives they have built for themselves….
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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

Portrait of Saari after her TBI

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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