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Run, Walk, or Roll 2019 for Ability 1st Utah

Run, Walk, or Roll 2019 for Ability 1st Utah   This year we commemorate our 5k Run, Walk, or Roll fundraiser event, for the 17th consecutive year. Our fundraiser took place on September 7, 2019. The disability friendly race allowed participants to able to Run it, Walk...

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Making a change: Advocates First

  Making a change: Advocates First “Advocates First” is a group where people with disabilities can meet to discuss their needs and ways to make a change in the community. We work closely with Ability 1st Utah, a non-profit organization who provides an environment to...

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Employment Services

Employment Services Ability 1st Utah Employment Services is an employment network who works with Social Security Beneficiaries who have disabilities. We serve Beneficiaries who want to participate in the Ticket to Work Program. The Ticket to Work Program is a program...

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Hitchin’ a Ride by Wendy Hansen

I have really been looking forward to teaching my youth class about transportation.  Living in a rural area is absolutely wonderful.  You get to see and experience things you would might never be able to see living in the city.  But there are challenges too when you...

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Advocacy in January

We were able to participate in two events in January that were important in giving our consumers and advocates the opportunity to voice our needs and concerns.  The Legislative Coalition for People with Disabilities Reception at the Capitol on January 26th was...

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