Posted December 19, 2015 in Articles
Ashley Perez, 20, made herself so indispensable during an internship at Cleveland Clinic that her bosses didn't want to see her leave.
The Digestive Disease Clinical Research Unit at Cleveland Clinic created a fulltime job for Perez, who is hearing impaired, after getting to know her during an internship sponsored by Project Search, a job training program run by United Cerebral Palsy of Greater Cleveland.
Perez does filing, runs errands, sends out patient surveys and many other tasks. "I like it all!" said the upbeat Perez, who reads lips and uses a sign language interpreter during staff meetings.
Perez credits United Cerebral Palsy's... read more
Posted December 09, 2015 in Press Releases
County Councilwoman Sunny Simon Sponsors Legislation to Support the Milestones Autism Resources Parent Coaching Program Expansion for Children and Families Impacted by Autism
Cuyahoga County Council approves funding of $100,000 that will be allocated over a... read more
Posted December 03, 2015 in Articles
Thank you very much for the opportunity to participate in the inaugural Cleveland Jewish News Difference Makers event on Nov. 18. You and your staff created a warm, heimish event with lots of time for... read more
Posted October 22, 2015 in Press Releases
“Raise Your Hands For Milestones Autism Resources” Benefit
CLEVELAND – Milestones Autism Resources, a nonprofit dedicated to educating, coaching, and connecting family members and professionals throughout Northeast Ohio affected by autism, announces its annual benefit “Raise... read more
Posted September 24, 2015 in Articles
The nominations for 18 Difference Makers rolled in. And they kept coming.
With so many uniquely qualified candidates recommended for the inaugural class of the Cleveland Jewish News’ new signature event, it quickly became apparent that... read more