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. Thanks to all the people who have made the last 6 years possible. Our employees, community partners, and customers continue to move us forward in hopes to provide the best service possible.

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Aug 22

STEP–Students and Parents

By Stand Up, Inc. | Transition Services

What is STEP?

STEP (Student Transition Employment Program) is a partnership between Stand Up Inc., local city or county high schools, and community businesses. It is designed to aid participants in learning the necessary skills to become successful in a competitive workplace environment. Through various classroom and hands-on learning experiences, the students will leave the program having learned valuable social skills, interpersonal communication skills, work ethics, safety training, and many other concepts related to the workforce. 

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Apr 24

Anxiety Disorders

By Stand Up, Inc. | News

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A person that may be struggling with an anxiety disorder should let another person know about physical sensations, anxieties, or phobias. Since anxiety disorders do not disappear until they're dealt with, it is critical to inform someone that can help. If a person does not seem to understand right away, talk to another trusted adult.

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