Enable recognized the following employees at its Agency Anniversary Celebration:
Kameron Maurer, of Pulaski, received an Individualization Award. Maurer, an individualized service worker in EnableÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s day habilitation program, works successfully with individuals with challenging behaviors, always exhibiting compassion and commitment to all participants. Maurer utilizes all situations as teachable moments, helping individuals with disabilities learn skills of independence.
Mike Horning, of Parish, received a Respect Award. Horning, a physical therapy assistant, is compassionate and understanding when discussing changes to a plan of care, fostering a healthy relationship between participantsÃ¢â‚¬â„¢ families and Enable. On many occasions he made extra effort to follow up with care-givers to improve the quality of service provided to participants.
Sara Rider, of Constantia, received an Accountability Award. Rider, a speech-language pathologist, has implemented various checks and balances to ensure compliance with new clinic regulations, and communicates regularly with EnableÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s medical director and intake staff.
Since 1948, EnableÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s mission has been to enhance the quality of life for people with developmental or physical disabilities through an array of services. Each year they provide assessment, training, therapy and support for over 1,600 children and adults with disabilities and their families. Enable empowers people with disabilities to achieve their goals at home, school, work and play. For more information about Enable, please call (315) 455-7591 or visit their Web site at www.enablecny.org.