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International Day of Acceptance

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International Day of Acceptance What is Acceptance? Acceptance is created from an Empowered movement that Educates others to Embracediversity and Love Life by seeing beyond abilities Friends, tell the world you embrace who you are; a person with social rights, who has an opinion, who has interests, who has goals and who loves life. You are a person who is empowered to make a difference in the world and not be without a voice in society. You are not living disabled, you are living. To our supporters, join us in telling the world that you are accepting of people with disabilities. … Read More

OT students at SBAWP


OT Students at SBAWP Julie and Jessica are students in the occupational therapy program at the University of Pittsburgh. They began coming to the Fithian House January for fieldwork.  Both Julie and Jessica have stated, “It has been a wonderful opportunity and we have enjoyed spending our Tuesdays with the residents and staff. ” This experience has given them the opportunity to go on many fun community outings with the residents including a trip to The National Aviary (pictured).  Others have included going to the Ross Park Mall, Wal-Mart, and Giant Eagle.  In addition to the outings, Julie and Jessica … Read More