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Kenmore East Senior Shines in Big Moment

Brock Kowalski Steals the Show on Senior Night Brock Kowalski has been a manager for the Kenmore East Basketball program all through high school. He has all the intangibles of a quality player and leader. The first one to arrive. Supportive teammate. Dedicated to the squad. According to his teammate, Brock is in essence, “a […]

New Tech Works to Open Window to Communication

Technology has taken over so many parts of our day-to-day lives — from quickly looking up directions, to booking tickets to new and amazing assistive devices.  As incredible as the latest trends and advancements are, modern technology has received some slack for improving trivial problems, in lieu of working to advance issues that could substantially […]

International Day Of Persons With Disabilities | How To Show Support

On December 3, The United Nationals recognized annual International Day of Persons with Disabilities.  A day committed to championing and advocating for a better world.  The annual recognition has been promoted by the UN for 24 years, dating back to 1992, and is dedicated to cultivating awareness and understanding of issues involving disabilities while celebrating […]

Disabled Student Becomes First to Drive Using New Joystick System

Vancouver, BC  (CBC News) – Most everyone who lives with a developmental disability, regardless of the unique nature, shares a common goal — to be independent.  Often that can entail participating in a sport, engaging in his or her community or even just browsing the produce section at the local grocery market — activities that are take […]

CBS Show ‘Scorpion’ Features Plot Line Surrounding Boy with Disability

Here on our blog we like to highlight different stories from all over the country that shine a light on children and adults with developmental disabilities. Typically we find these stories through other news outlets, both local and outside of Buffalo. Every once in awhile we come across a character or storyline in a form […]

National Report Ranks States With Best Services for Disabilities

Results of a new national report ranking developmental disability services finds states rated highly all over the country, but warns of increasing waiting time for supports.  The Case for Inclusion shows how well each individual State is performing overall, how they match up regarding key data measures and, most importantly, the top performing states with […]

Former NFL QB & Wife to Create Independent Living Complex for Developmentally Disabled

Bills’ fans rejoice, it’s officially football season! As everyone in Western New York is raring up for an exciting opening weekend of the NFL season, Aspire would love to bring a little light to a former NFL quarterback making a difference. Kurt Warner has achieved the pinnacle of success on the gridiron, having led 2 […]

Robotic Legs Could Yield Benefits for Children with Cerebral Palsy

We at Aspire of WNY are always excited about new technology that could benefit individuals with disabilities.  Any new therapy that could augment community services for the developmentally disabled definitely catch our attention and a  new and intriguing physical therapy technique could soon be on the way to assist youngsters suffering from cerebral palsy.  The […]

Tech Talk: New Partnership Announced and 3 Apps to improve Communication

Everyone at Aspire WNY is extremely happy to be partnering with local technology company BAK USA to further assist our clients.  BAK will be loaning Aspire nine tablets that will be specialized for various service setting to help clients with employment and education.  The tablets will also also afford staff members increased mobility to support […]

Spirited Example of Inclusion & Perseverance Inspires Millions

Cheerleader With CP Helps Team Win 1st Place We see inspiring stories everywhere — from the fearless members of our community here at Aspire, to other organizations and volunteers all over the Buffalo Niagara region.  Living with or supporting an individual with a disability isn’t always easy, with it comes the full gamut of emotion […]

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Kenmore East Senior Shines in Big Moment

Brock Kowalski Steals the Show on Senior Night Brock Kowalski has been a manager for the Kenmore East Basketball program all through high school. He has all the intangibles of a quality player and leader. The first one to arrive. Supportive teammate. Dedicated to the squad. According to his teammate, Brock is in essence, “a […]

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