NPower Blog

Workers with Disabilities have Real Skills: Five Reasons to Accept a Volunteer with a Disability

September 23, 2021

Anyone who has spent time with people who have developmental disabilities knows that their motivation to contribute to their communities is exceptionally strong. Employers are often surprised to find that the worker with a disability they hired because “it was the right thing to do” – often becomes a valuable asset. Workers with disabilities have…

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Five Reasons to Volunteer as an Adult with Special Needs

June 29, 2021

Volunteering is a great way to get involved in the community, meet new people and develop skills that could lead to hobbies, friends, and possible employment. Volunteer as an adult with special needs to be exposed to new opportunities and people. Let’s look at a few benefits of volunteering from the volunteer’s perspective: 1. Get involved…

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Join Geauga Joggers & Walkers!

May 3, 2021

Join Geauga Joggers & Walkers! You know that good feeling you get when you’re in nature? The fresh air, the green trees, budding flowers and blue sky? It’s great! Geauga Joggers & Walkers helps people of all abilities enjoy nature’s beauty along the trails and sidewalks of Geauga County and surrounding areas. GJ&W is a…

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Navigating the Developmental Disability World

April 1, 2021

Understanding Autism and other Developmental Disabilities If you’re reading this, chances are good you are close to an individual who either has a developmental disability or you suspect may have one. Recognizing and responding to developmental disabilities takes patience, creativity, and willingness to try novel approaches. If you are a parent caring for someone with…

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