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Resources For Individuals With Special Needs And Disabilities


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Here are a few helpful resources for individuals with special needs or disabilities. Click any of the following links to learn more: Legal Resources for Special Needs Keeping Disabled Persons Safe While Remodeling Creating a Home Where Your Disabled Child can Thrive Teacher Resources for Special Needs Disability and Credit Scores Disability Resources from the … Continue reading Resources For Individuals With Special Needs And Disabilities

Harrisburg Day on the Hill


The Westmoreland County Blind Association was invited to attend an event in Harrisburg earlier this week called “Day on the Hill”. The event was sponsored by UniqueSource. The purpose of the trip was to allow our consumers an opportunity to thank our state representatives and senators for helping to support “My Work, My Choice”. We … Continue reading Harrisburg Day on the Hill

Congratulations to Michael Kissell


Congratulations to Michael Kissell, an amazing co-worker and friend of ours! He received a UniqueSource Achievement Award for demonstrating outstanding and exceptional character in living and coping with disabilities, particularly in the workplace. You can use this link to read the full press release. The Pittsburgh Tribune Review also recently posted this nice article and … Continue reading Congratulations to Michael Kissell

Tips To Protect Your Vision


As Spring arrives in western Pennsylvania, we are called to the outdoors. We rediscover what has been hidden by snow and lay dormant during the winter months. The nice weather is our inspiration to collect branches or leaves that have accumulated in the corners of the yard; stain the deck in time for grilling season … Continue reading Tips To Protect Your Vision

My Work My Choice – Thank You


To all of those involved with the “My Work My Choice” campaign: We want to thank everyone–government representatives, workshop representatives & staffing, parents, families, friends and especially the special needs individuals for all of the hard work that went into going to Harrisburg and keeping our sheltered workshop programs going. We could not be more … Continue reading My Work My Choice – Thank You

Thanks To The Mt. Pleasant Lions Club


WCBA would like to give a big thank you to the Mt. Pleasant Lions Club for a $3,500 donation to be used for our kitchen renovations. They also gave us a $100 donation for Beacon Lodge (special needs summer camp) travel expenses. The Melvin Jones award was presented to Ray Shick by District 14-E Governor … Continue reading Thanks To The Mt. Pleasant Lions Club

Lions Club Donation


Thanks to the Trafford Lions Club and Penn-Trafford Leos Club for coordinating last night’s Dinner in the Dark event. The event was hosted in the WCBA’s Community Room here in Greensburg. Sighted participants were blindfolded and taught how to eat a prepared dinner and fold paper airplanes. Penn-Trafford presented a check donation of $1,210 WCBA’s … Continue reading Lions Club Donation