CDC: COVID-19 Vaccination for Children with Disabilities

COVID-19 Poses a Greater Risk  Several disabled children possess preexisting medical issues that pose a significant risk for severe illness from COVID-19, such as:  Lung, Heart, or Kidney Disease  Weakened Immune System  Cancer  Diabetes  Blood Diseases  Conditions of the Muscular/Central Nervous System  Likewise, children with developmental disabilities, such as cerebral palsy, autism, or intellectual disabilities […]

Paige Catizone IDD Spotlight

We love highlighting our team members here at OneWell. April’s IDD Employee Spotlight is Paige Catizone.  While spotlighting Paige, we spent time with Kristin Fleck, a Direct Support Professional that Paige oversees. Kristin and her son Gregory love to volunteer and spend time out in the community. Kristin enjoys working with her son and being a DSP allows for […]

OneWell Now Offering Respite Services in California

Lancaster, PA (April 27th, 2022) – Today, OneWell, a global provider of healthcare for Individuals with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, announced that In-Home Respite Services are now live in California. The purpose of In-Home Respite is to provide intermittent and/or regularly scheduled supervision to afford the consumer’s primary caregiver(s) temporary relief in the responsibilities associated […]

‘Don’t Shove Us Off Like We’re Rubbish,’ Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities Said About Their Neighborhood

Civic involvement is once again on people’s minds as the federal election approaches. However, not everyone’s demands are met in the political arena – and one of the areas most in need of improvement in local government. Phillipa Carnemolla, an Associate Professor at The University of Technology Sydney states that they spent a year talking […]

Cindy Seemiller IDD Spotlight

For the month of March, OneWell is spotlighting our Senior IDD Director, Cindy Seemiller, who has been with OneWell since October 2020.  March is Women’s History Month. We sat with Cindy to discuss her role as Senior IDD Director and how she’s helping to expand our company into other states. Cindy also speaks on what she believes women’s history […]

Understanding the Disabilities Market

Individuals with impairments are frequently disregarded by industries. People who use wheelchairs, are hearing – an/or vision-impaired, face cognitive challenges, or have other disabilities that can benefit from today’s technological breakthroughs. Working-age adults with disabilities have more money to spend on non-essentials than the Black and Hispanic markets combined, with a reported discretionary income of […]

Congress Increases Funding for Special Education and Disability Programs

President Joe Biden’s signature on a $1.5 trillion spending measure will increase funding for special education and other programs for individuals with disabilities, but advocates believe it is insufficient. The agreement, which was signed earlier this week, supports the government through September. It is the first government budget package passed by the Senate since Biden […]

World Down Syndrome Day

Sometimes the things that you can’t change end up changing you instead. With special, good, and proper education about down syndrome, you too can help change the lives of thousands of people. Celebrate this World Down Syndrome Day by helping to spread awareness for those with Down Syndrome. OneWell is celebrating World Down Syndrome Day […]

IDD Program Specialist Spotlight – Nicole Fleet

For the month of March, OneWell would like to highlight one of our Program Specialists, Nicole Fleet, who has been with OneWell since 2021. Nicole manages Direct Support Professionals and has a passion for IDD services. We spent time with Delinda Johnson, a Direct Support Professional, and her participant, Cheyenne Biesocker. They regularly volunteer at Maranatha Ministries, a food pantry and […]

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