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Didlake Board Chairwoman Awarded Woman of the Year

Didlake Board Chairwoman, Pamela N. Moody, Ed.D has been awarded Woman of the Year for the Greater Manassas Christmas Parade and was part of the city’s Christmas Parade this past Saturday. The parade, which entered its 74th year with the theme of Christmas Stories, features floats and performances from Manassas businesses and schools. “I am […]

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National Disability Employment Awareness Month 2019

This October we celebrate America’s workers with disabilities past and present, during National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM). The U.S. Department of Labor has announced “The Right Talent, Right Now” as the theme for this year’s NDEAM. “Every day, individuals with disabilities add significant value and talent to our workforce and economy,” said U.S. Secretary of […]

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In Appreciation of Direct Support Professional

This year September 8-14 is nationally recognized as Direct Support Professionals Week. Direct Support Professionals, or DSPs, are people who work as direct care workers, in-home support workers, personal assistants, or attendants that work directly with people with disabilities. They ensure that people with disabilities have the necessary supports that enable them to live, work, and […]

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Didlake Announces Purchase of Second The UPS Store in Northern Virginia

Second Didlake-owned The UPS Store in the region provides training and job opportunities for people with disabilities Didlake Inc., a Virginia-based non-profit that connects people with disabilities to employment, education and opportunities throughout the National Capital region, today announced the purchase of The UPS Store 6631 located at the Center at Innovation, 9994 Sowder Village Square […]

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World Autism Awareness Day 2019

Tuesday, April 2, 2019, marks the twelfth annual World Autism Awareness Day. In 2008, The United Nations General Assembly unanimously declared 2 April as World Autism Awareness Day and April as World Autism Month. In observance of World Autism Awareness Day, the United Nations will hold the “Assistive Technologies, Active Participation” event at their headquarters. […]

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This Month We’re Celebrating the Value of a Diverse Workforce — October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month

Employment has the power to change lives. Didlake has helped thousands of people achieve employment success. Through jobs at our contract sites and administrative offices and through our Supported Employment Services in the community, people with disabilities are able to achieve and maintain employment that opens the door to additional opportunities. As a part of America’s workforce, people with […]

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Congressman Scott Taylor Visits Sewell’s Point AbilityOne Site

On July 2, 2018, Congressman Scott Taylor, Representative for Virginia’s 2nd Congressional District, met with Didlake employees at our Sewell’s Point AbilityOne® contract site. The site visit was an opportunity for Congressman Taylor to meet our employees, learn more about the AbilityOne Program, and better understand how we support our employees in the day-to-day operation of the site. […]

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Donna Hollis Named Didlake’s Chief Executive Officer

The Board of Directors is pleased to announce the appointment of Donna J. Hollis to the position of Chief Executive Officer (CEO), effective February 8, 2018. Since her start at Didlake in 1995, Donna has brought a remarkable dedication to our mission and the people we serve. Donna has served as Acting CEO since April […]

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