Disability services, Employment for people with disabilities

What most people with jobs take for granted is a bigger deal than we realize.

Maybe identifying what we get from a job, besides money, is a good place to start. We have a purpose and get up daily to complete that purpose. – Maybe not every single day, but most days this is true. Relationships with others in our community develop as a result of our jobs. – This varies by job, but is still a very important part of our adult lives. Sometimes having a job keeps us going when nothing else can. – Remembering to set a good example for our kids, make money to pay the bills, or complete a work project when we think we just can’t go on for another minute, keeps us going. What is lost when a job is lost? Self-respect – Questions like,” What did I do wrong? Why me? Am I ever goin

March is Brain Injury Awareness Month

"It's all fun and games until someone gets hurt!" I've heard this a few million times in my life. There is a certain amount of risk with any activity and most of us understand that idea. What many people do not understand is the importance of basic precautions to serious injuries. It isn't the "cool" thing to wear a bicycle helmet. After all, there are scores of people who will tell you, "I didn't wear a helmet when I was a kid and I survived." Plausible: appearing worthy of belief & Deniability: the ability to deny something especially on the basis of being officially uninformed What does this have to do with Brain Injury, helmets, & YOU? It's possible you didn't know, so you cann

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Phone:

304-273-9311

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304-273-5131

Address

270 Jack Burlingame Dr.

Millwood, WV  25262

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