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Each year the Cerebral Palsy Associations of New York State holds an annual conference providing an opportunity for staff, volunteers, consumers, and their families across the state to come together and exchange ideas affecting people with disabilities. This year's conference was held in Saratoga Springs October 30th - November 1st. During the President's Dinner staff are recognized from each affiliate. Able2 will be spotlighting our four outstanding staff members we proudly recognized this year.

Angel Sweet, Behavior Intervention Specialist - 2011 

As a SCIP-R instructor, Angel has been able2 positively influence staff training during class and while supporting people in their homes or program.  Her trainings have brought additional insight to the development and implementation of Behavior Support Plans. Angel’s relationships with psychiatric providers have been a positive bridge in assisting the people we support to receive meaningful services both during appointments and while at home.  Her willingness to be “present” when needed is valued by individuals, staff and families. When Angel enters a room she brings a sense of fun and positivity.  Her smile and her laughter are contagious, and can often help to distract an individual or co-worker who may be having an “off” day.  She is a go-to person for many for support, ideas, and assistance.

How can you spread the cheer by giving back? We have five altruistic ideas for the holiday season that just might do the trick.

This month looks at the world through the eyes of a child, so today we look at how you can recognize National Child Safety and Protection Month, and keep the children in your life safe.

Tutors help students young and old to better their education, improve their skills and gain more success in a field of their choice. Why should you consider becoming a tutor?

When a friend or family member gets sick, it’s difficult to see them lay in bed stifling their sniffles and running a fever. What can you do to make them feel better?

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