Rushville Republican

Police Blotter

February 25, 2014

"Disability Awareness Month" nears

Shares Inc. a vital part of our community

In 1987, then President Ronald Reagan’s signed into legislation designating March as “Disability Awareness Month.” Three years later, in 1990 the American Disabilities Act was passed and the combination of the two, have had dramatic positive impact on the lives of those living with disabilities. During the ensuing 24 years since the passing of the ADA, expectations and capabilities in the work place, have shifted for those with developmental disabilities.

Statistics indicate that roughly 19 percent of Indiana’s adult and child population are affected by some form disability. The difference is the severity or degree of the disability.

Prior to advancements, for those with disabilities, Rushville became home for Shares, Inc., a not-for-profit agency with other locations in Shelbyville and Greenfield.

Shares has seen a number of changes through the years. Initially, a day care and workshop were the two main focuses of Shares. The agency shifted its focus from consumers strictly doing subcontracting work to placing individuals with disabilities into community based jobs. A number of checks, balances and steps are taken to ensure that the individual and the business are a good match.

Other changes have centered on training and preparing the consumers at Shares to be as independent as possible.

Shares will host their annual award program March 20. The program singles out consumers that have excelled above and beyond their normal duties with the organization.

Contact: Frank Denzler @ 765.932.2222 x106.

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