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Youth Refuses to Be Defined by His Disabilities

Youth Refuses to Be Defined by His Disabilities

  • 6/18/2014 8:00:00 PM
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Ryan’s parents always worried about how he would blend with peers. Would he be rejected due to his disabilities? Could a child on the autism spectrum still have academic, social, and vocational opportunities like other children? On June 5th, Ryan’s parents watched him cross the podium and receive his high school diploma, capping off a senior year filled with honors.Ryan’s parents referred him to the Lebanon YAP Behavioral Health Program in 2003 with concerns about his attenti...
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Dauphin County Family Clinic Invites Area Residents and Businesses to Particpate in Peace Street on July 18

Dauphin County Family Clinic Invites Area Residents and Businesses to Particpate in Peace Street on July 18

  • 5/7/2014 8:00:00 PM
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April 22, 2014, Harrisburg, PA – Youth Advocate Program’s Dauphin County Family Clinic invites you to join us for Peace Street, Friday, July 18, 2014 between 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. Peace Street, is the Clinic’s effort to bring the Harrisburg community together to end or reduce the continued violence in Harrisburg, PA. According to the Pennsylvania Uniform Crime Reporting System, since January, Harrisburg has seen 2 murders, 7 rapes, 8 robberies, 26 burglaries, 348 larcenies, 147 ...
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Lebanon County, PA Represents YAP at 35th Annual Children's Festival

Lebanon County, PA Represents YAP at 35th Annual Children's Festival

  • 4/22/2014 8:00:00 PM
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On Saturday April 5, 2014, Lebanon County YAP participated in the 35th Annual Children’s Festival at the Lebanon Valley Mall. The event was sponsored by Lebanon Valley Association for the Education of Young Children (LVAEYC). Over 20 participating area agencies and more than 300 children were in attendance! It was a free, fun-filled day for all of the children. There were various activities created by daycares, preschools, agencies and businesses throughout the Lebanon Valley Mall. So...
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Scholarship Award Winner Latifa Aboumousa

Scholarship Award Winner Latifa Aboumousa

  • 2/9/2014 8:00:00 PM
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YAP continues its support of alumnus Latifa Aboumousa's educational endeavors. The Endowment Fund recently granted Latifa a 2nd scholarship, which she used to purchase books and other course materials for her studies at Northampton Community College (PA). Latifa is a Biological Science major and holds a 3.0 GPA. She hopes to use her degree to pursue a career as a Physician Assistant or Physical Therapist. "I have a plan for the way I want my life to be," Latifa states. "The only way it wor...
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Scholarship Award Winner Nathan Carey

Scholarship Award Winner Nathan Carey

  • 1/23/2014 8:00:00 PM
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Congratulations to Nathan Carey, YAP’s newest scholarship recipient courtesy of the Youth Endowment Fund. The scholarship money will be used towards his college expenses, where he is studying computers. “YAP has helped me become who I am today… They have helped me embrace my inner self such as how smart I am and how much I can achieve,” Nathan said. “There is so much I have done and so much I can do. YAP is one of the best things to happen to me.” Read mo...
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