‘Dancing with the Stars’ pro, and partner with cerebral palsy, look to wow Buffalo


Mayo Alanen danced eight years ago on ABC-TV’s smash hit “Dancing with the Stars” with actress Lisa Rinna, as well as fellow professional dance instructors Kym Johnson and Anna Demidova. He has taken the ballroom dance circuit by storm during the last year with a different partner, Lauren Walier, a 20-year-old college freshman with cerebral

Daemen College – Center for Allied and Unified Sport & Exercise (CAUSE) Open House

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Daemen College through the support from various foundations is launching the Center for Allied and Unified Sport & Exercise or CAUSE. Starting this September, Daemen College will be holding FREE Sport Activity Sessions on Sunday afternoons from 2 pm to 4 pm for individuals with Disabilities. Under the supervision of Daemen Athletics Coaches and Faculty,

Disability Pride Parade & Festival

Western New York Independent Living, Inc. and many community organizations will be celebrating the 27th Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act on Saturday, July 22, 2016 at Coca-Cola Field! In recognition of this and to raise awareness, WNY Independent Living, Inc. as a family of agencies, along with many community partners including the Erie

Hot Topic! SSI Benefits and Section 301

Section 301 allows a student to continue receiving benefits if they are enrolled in or have one of the following: Vocational Rehabilitation (VR) Ticket to Work PASS plan Individualized Education Program (IEP) (only 18-21 years old) The Continuing Disability Review or Medical Review Section 301 Protection in a timely manner Cooperate with all SSA field