Didlake Self-Advocates Rally at Virginia’s Capitol

Didlake employees Vincent Jesionka, Kathy Weaver, Laura Byington and Joseph Wage (left to right), along with Didlake President and CEO Rex Parr (second from left), visited the Virginia State Capitol for the Annual Rally for Individuals with Mental Disabilities on Jan. 17. Richmond, VA – A team of Didlake, Inc. employees and consumers traveled to […]

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Attorney Bruce Gross Joins Didlake as Vice President and Corporate Counsel

Manassas, VA – Long-time Manassas attorney Bruce Gross has been retained by Didlake, Inc – a Manassas-based not-for-profit that creates opportunities for people with disabilities– to head its newly formed office of Corporate Counsel.  Gross had previously provided legal services to Didlake through his private practice, Bruce A. Gross & Associates, PC.  He will now […]

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Didlake Identifying Needed Services for Adults with Autism

06/30/2010 Manassas, VA – As the number of children diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder continues to explode, Didlake, Inc is working to identify the services those children will need as adults.  Manassas-based Didlake, Inc provides employment, training and rehabilitative services for approximately 1,400 adults with a wide variety of disabilities.  Now the organization is planning […]

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Congressman Gerry Connolly Recognized as AbilityOne Congressional Champion

Congressman Gerry Connolly (center) is presented with a plaque naming him as an AbilityOne Congressional Champion.  Pictured left to right: George Mason University President Alan G. Merten, NISH President and CEO Bob Chamberlin, Didlake President and CEO Rex Parr and Mason LIFE Program Director Dr. Heidi J. Graff.  The award recognizes Congressman Connolly’s support for […]

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Didlake Executive Named “Opportunity’s Champion”

01/22/2010 Manassas, VA – Andrew Clarke, Director of Community Services at Didlake, Inc, has been named recipient of an award that recognizes individuals whose volunteer efforts have a significant impact on creating opportunities for people with disabilities.  The Opportunity’s Champion award was created by the Board of Directors of The Didlake Foundation in 2005 and […]

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Didlake Board Announces New 10-Yr Contract with CEO Rex Parr

October 23, 2009 Manassas, VA – Northern Virginia’s leading provider of employment services for people with disabilities has secured the services of its top executive for the next ten years.  The Board of Directors of Didlake, Inc. and President/CEO Rex Parr announced they have reached an agreement extending Mr. Parr’s contract to serve as a […]

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Didlake’s Joe Lewis Receives Recognition from Commanding Officer

Manassas, VA – Joe Lewis, Quality Control Manager for the Boone Clinic, received a Certificate of Appreciation from the Commanding Officer at the Naval Amphibious Base at Little Creek in Norfolk, Virginia.  The plaque reads, “In appreciation of your tireless efforts and commitment to excellence during Admiral Joel T. Boone Branch Health Clinic’s $6,000,000 renovation […]

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