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Sep 01

Stand Up, Inc. Celebrates 6 Years

By Stand Up, Inc. | News

September 1 marks Stand Up, Inc.’s sixth year of providing employment services to individuals with disabilities in Virginia. In that time we have grown from primarily serving Lynchburg, Virginia to covering the majority of central, south-side and southwest Virginia.We’ve come a long way since September 1, 2009 and we’re looking forward to continued growth in the future. […]


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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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Mar 25

Transition Services For Students With Disabilities

By Stand Up, Inc. | Transition Services

Effective transition services for students with disabilities are essential for their success in the workplace after high school.Virginia supported employment provider Stand Up, Inc. has developed a curriculum that has been adopted in many Virginia school systems which makes the difficult transition from school to work much easier.Stand Up calls it’s program STEP (Student Transition Employment Program.) It is a partnership […]


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Jan 07

How To Find Jobs In Virginia

By Stand Up, Inc. | Find Jobs In Virginia

To find jobs in Virginia in today’s job market you need to be proactive. Making use of all of your resources and following up on applications is vital. At Stand Up, Inc. we’re about more than simply helping people find job opportunities. Our agency assists people who have significant disabilities find jobs that suit their […]


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Jan 02

Disability Friendly Employers Are Making The Difference

By Stand Up, Inc. | Business Development

 For those who have disabilities, employment doesn’t just have an economic value, but a significant social and psychological benefit as well. Disability Friendly Employers are making a difference in their communities by providing opportunity to these individuals who have the goal to obtain meaningful employment.Virginia Supported Employment provider Stand Up, Inc. effectively advocates for job […]


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