AIM and the Big Cheese!

the Big Cheese event

Abilities in Motion staff members represented individuals with disabilities at the Big Cheese event at Penn State Berks on June 16, 2018.  This annual United Way event is the largest of its kind in the county and this year the Big Cheese packaged 500,000 mac and cheese and rice and beans meals for Berks County…

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GROW Class Starting

hands on a keyboard

GROW Class Starting – June 26 GROW (Gaining Realistic Opportunities to Work) is a program designed to assist individuals with disabilities who are looking for a job. The program runs for four weeks covering topics such as: Self-Concept Affirmative Action Section 503 Building a Resume Communication Job Searching/Networking Interview skills GROW Sessions: Tuesdays and Thursdays –…

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Teens Ride Assisted Riding Program

Teens Ride participant with horse

Teens Ride Assisted Riding Program Teens, from 16 to 21 years old, with disabilities are invited to participate in a remarkable program introduces them to the gentleness and majesty of horses.  Teens with disabilities who want to learn to groom a horse, handle a horse, properly ride horses, and learn about a farm and how…

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2018 Art Show & ADA Celebration

art show logo

  Abilities in Motion invites everyone to AIM’s Second Annual ADA Celebration and Art Show! Last year, we had over 30 artists display and sell artwork during our Art Show. The show also celebrates the anniversary of the signing of the Americans with Disabilities Act.  Come out to appreciate some quality artwork, have some refreshments, learn…

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Info on Community HealthChoices Managed Care

Community Health Choices logo

Community HealthChoices Managed Care Community HealthChoices (CHC) is a mandatory managed care program for many Pennsylvanians, including individuals who receive Medicaid long-term services due to income and disability.  CHC’s major principals are in line with the goals of Abilities in Motion (AIM) – to allow people to receive services in their communities, teach them the…

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Abilities in Motion Receives National Accreditation

NCQA 3-year Accreditation Seal

Reading, PA – Abilities in Motion (AIM) is proud to announce that it has received a three-year Accreditation for Long-Term Services and Supports from the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA).  This is the highest Accreditation that NCQA can confer. Voluntary accreditation by a national body like NCQA demonstrates that AIM’s Case Management program is…

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Legislation Information

seal of the state of Pennsylvania

Changes to laws fundamental to the rights and privileges of individuals with disabilities have been coming and going so fast and frequently that it is a challenge to keep them straight.  AIM has a few web links to organizations and webpages that might offer a bit of clarity to the crowd of legislation out there. …

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AIM ADA Art Show is a Rousing Success!

artist showing off origami art during 2017 Art Show

AIM and the community enjoyed a celebration of creativity during AIM’s first annual Art Show and ADA Celebration on Wednesday, July 26, at the Inn at Reading.  More than 200 attendees roamed the aisles browsing through pieces of art both unique and inspirational.  The artists who created these master works are all individuals with disabilities.…

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AIM Celebrates Life of Passed Board President

portrait of Terry Graul

Abilities in Motion (AIM) joins the friends and family of AIM’s former board president, Terry Graul, in celebrating his life and accomplishments during a memorial on Friday, June 16. Terry’s devotion to the disabled community was endless.  His commitment to the independent living movement was steadfast and forefront in his affiliation with Abilities in Motion,…

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