At Sunrise, our employees are our greatest asset, and supporting them is a top priority. A shining example of a Sunrise employee who demonstrates continuous professional growth is Peggie Burton.
Our Refuge from the Storm program was developed so that the needs of people with disabilities are thoroughly covered during the hurricane season. This Give Miami Day, November 19th, we encourage you to share our campaign with your friends and family.
Sunrise and Zot Artz started their professional relationship in 2000 when Dwayne presented at a Board retreat. Since then, Dwayne has conducted many trainings at Sunrise day programs. On October 21st, Sunrise had the pleasure of hosting a virtual Lunch and Learn with Zot Artz.
If you are someone who wants to enact positive change in the world but are unsure of how to start, consider becoming a Direct Support Professional (DSP). We asked former and current DSPs about their experiences, the positive impact of their work, and what input they have for someone who is considering becoming a DSP.
This October, we celebrate the 75th anniversary of National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM), which honors America’s workers with disabilities and reminds employers of the importance of inclusive hiring practices. The theme for the 2020 observance of NDEAM is “Increasing Access and Opportunity.”
We have curated a list of four mobile apps currently available or coming to market soon for iPhone/Android. These may serve to enhance the lives of people with disabilities using modern technology.
This week (September 13th – 19th, 2020), we are honoring Direct Support Professionals across the nation! Now more than ever, DSPs deserve recognition as the everyday heroes they are. Throughout this challenging year, DSPs have continued to exemplify what it means to be truly dedicated and selfless.
A special thank you to the City of Tampa for investing in the future of our children!
We are grateful for the support the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving has shown for our Sunrise Northeast Opportunities virtual summer camp program. Their grant award of $26,500 has enabled us to continue providing an enriching camp-like experience to over 150 individuals with developmental disabilities from the comfort and safety of their homes. In response […]
For more than half a century, Sunrise Children’s Services (formerly known as United Cerebral Palsy of Tampa Bay, Inc.) has provided high-quality inclusive educational programming for children with and without developmental delays. Thanks to a substantial grant award of $540,065 by Hillsborough County, we recently moved into a building that was previously a Boys & […]