April 2020 represents an excellent opportunity to educate others about autism and issues within the autism community and encourage awareness, understanding, and acceptance. Find ways to celebrate World Autism Awareness Day and Nation Autism Awareness Month.
Today, April 1, is National Census Day, and while the census may not be top of mind right now, we don’t want to lose sight of something as important as this. The 2020 Census is underway and response dates are adjusted due to the Coronavirus outbreak. These adjustments have been made to protect both Census Bureau employees and the general public.
On January 22, 2020, the Prince William Chamber of Commerce announced the nominees for their annual business awards. Didlake Inc., a leading non-profit rehabilitation services provider for people with disabilities, was nominated for two business awards, the Prince William Innovative Practice or Partnership of the Year and the Agnes L. Colgan Community Service Award in the category of health and human services.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Didlake is proud to sponsor a sensory-friendly performance of Annie the musical, performed by the Prince William Little Theatre on Saturday, July 27 at 2:00 p.m. The musical will be held at the Hylton Performing Arts Center, Gregory Family Theater. A small disability community fair will be held before the event in the Didlake grand […]
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. […]
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 […]