Read about Sunrise Events and Stories


Read about Sunrise Events and Stories


Inspiring Change: How Global Accessibility Awareness Day is Shaping a More Inclusive Future

Global Accessibility Awareness Day is an annual event that takes place on the third Thursday in May and aims to raise awareness and promote the importance of digital accessibility. The goal of GAAD is to highlight the challenges faced by people with disabilities in accessing digital content and to encourage organizations and individuals to take action to make their digital content more accessible.

Becoming a Direct Support Professional

Becoming a Direct Support Professional (DSP) can be a fulfilling and rewarding career path. DSPs provide support and assistance to individuals with disabilities, helping them to live independently and participate in their communities. If you’re interested in becoming a DSP, this post covers some important things to consider.

FARF Legislative Fly-In

In March, a team of employees from Sunrise Community had the opportunity to attend the Florida Association of Rehabilitation Facilities (FARF) Legislative Fly-In. This event provides an opportunity for providers in the intellectual and developmental disabilities services industry to meet with Florida senators and representatives to advance their requests and advocate for the people they serve.

Hartford Foundation Gives Sunrise a Lift

For years, the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving has supported Sunrise Northeast by providing funding for our summer camp program for people with disabilities. Even at the onset of the pandemic, the Foundation generously supported our efforts to provide a virtual camp experience to over 150 enthusiastic campers in the safety of their homes.

Rest in Power, Judy Heumann

Judy Heumann was a trailblazer and a true inspiration to millions of people around the world. As a disability rights activist, she fought tirelessly to promote equal opportunities for people with disabilities and to challenge societal attitudes that excluded them from full participation in their communities.

Exploring ABLE Accounts

ABLE accounts, also known as Achieving a Better Life Experience accounts, are a relatively new financial tool that can benefit people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD). These accounts were created to provide a tax-advantaged savings option for people with disabilities. In this post, we’ll review what ABLE accounts are, how they work, and the benefits they offer to people with disabilities.

Celebrating A Day For Love!

This Valentine’s Day, over 300 persons served and staff from across South Florida got together at the Eureka Work Center to celebrate a day filled with friendship and love! The Sunrise Day for Love event was meant to bring everyone together to celebrate.

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