The People Who Saved My Life

Sparkle Crumpler said she was “miserable” when she first visited Arc Health Services in the fall of 2012.  She was overweight, suffered from severe back pain due to an accident, and wasn’t feeling very good about herself. “I was in some predicament,” says Sparkle.  “I didn’t know what I would do.  I was not happy

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I Came Away Amazed

Kierra Van Cleaf wasn’t quite sure what to expect when she was assigned to do a five-hour observation as part of her disabilities class at MCC.  She and her teacher aide, Michelle Dunbar-Ealey, were about to visit the Arc’s Fairport Day Service program and felt a little uneasy, partly because Michelle didn’t have a chance

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Andrew Fregoe – Prepping for the Real World

Prepping for the Real World A generation ago, Andrew Fregoe would have been in a special education class with minimal independence and an uncertain future.  Fortunately for him and countless others, our society recognizes the challenges faced by individuals with autism and is providing services for them to move forward. Andrew, 20, graduated from Gates

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