UC UCEDD Intern Karly Saeks Goes Back to School

UC UCEDD Intern Karly SaeksDuring the six months of her internship, UC UCEDD Intern Karly Saeks learned a lot, and contributed a lot.

Karly started working with UC UCEDD during her spring quarter at the University of Cincinnati’s Transition and Access Program (T.A.P.), a college option for people with intellectual disabilities who want the full college experience. Students live in their own dorm, attend classes, and train in professional internships.

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UC UCEDD partnered with ReelAbilities

Reel Abilities
UC UCEDD was proud to serve as a promotional partner for the Cincinnati ReelAbilities event. ReelAbilities is the largest national film festival focused on sharing the stories, lives, and art of people with disabilities.  The Cincinnati ReelAbilities Festival (March 9th-16th 2013) featured over 17 local screenings.  Proceeds benefited local nonprofit organizations committed to serving people with disabilities.

UC UCEDD’s Kara Ayers Plays a Big Part in Cincinnati’s 25th ADA Anniversary Celebration

UC UCEDD's Kara Ayers, Ilka Riddle, Erica Coleman and Brady Sellet

The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) was signed into law on July 26, 1990. This groundbreaking legislation made a world of difference in the lives of Americans with disabilities, and cities all over the United States, including Cincinnati, celebrated the 25th anniversary of this historic event.

It was a special honor for UC UCEDD’s Advocacy Coordinator, Dr. Kara Ayers, to play a big part in the publicity leading up to Cincinnati’s celebration.

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