Jan 05

Typewriter Artist

By Stand Up, Inc. | News

Every so often, life throws us a curve. It doesn’t seem fair or deserved most of the time. But, with the right attitude we can take a not so good situation and turn it into something incredibly powerful. Paul Smith was born with severe cerebral palsy, a disease that causes debilitating physical disability. Did Paul […]


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Dec 02

Employment First

By Stand Up, Inc. | News

Employment First A belief that employment in the general workforce is the first and preferred outcome in the provision of publicly funded services for all working age citizens with disabilities, regardless of level of disability. For many people that receive state funded services, the idea of employment has almost been an afterthought, especially for people […]


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Nov 25

Collaborations Conference 2014

By Stand Up, Inc. | Virginia Supported Employment

The annual Collaborations Conference includes rehabilitation professionals, educators and advocates for the intention of improving services that result in successful employment and high quality community-based services for people with disabilities.The Collaborations Conference is a joint conference hosted by a partnership with the Virginia Rehabilitation Association (VRA), the Virginia Association of Community Rehabilitation Programs (vaACCSES) and […]


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Sep 24

11 Incredible Reasons Why Having Friends At Work Is Important

By Stand Up, Inc. | Virginia Supported Employment

This Info-graphic explains the benefits of working with friends and how to make friends at work. This data proves that working with friends (or people your trust) reduces stress, and it makes work much more fun!This infographic was crafted with love by Officevibe, the employee engagement software that helps companies improve their employee retention, and […]


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May 22

CVS Pharmacy Recognized for Participation in Transition Program

By Stand Up, Inc. | Business Development

Stand Up, Inc. recognizes CVS Pharmacy of Amherst for their participation in the Student Transition Employment Program (STEP) with Amherst County Public Schools and Stand Up, Inc.CVS provided a group of  5 students the opportunity to work an 8 week internship, 3 days a week during the 2013-2014 school year. The students learned valuable transferable job skills […]


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