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Achieva DSPs honored via the Cecil and David Rosenthal Memorial Fund

Achieva DSPs honored via the Cecil and David Rosenthal Memorial Fund

Approaching the fourth commemoration of the Tree Of Life Tragedy on October 27, in a "Love Like The Boys" manner, Achieva DSPs honored via the Cecil and David Rosenthal Memorial Fund

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Achieva Family Trust Distributed $1.5 Million In Grants To People With Disabilities

Achieva Family Trust Distributed $1.5 Million In Grants To People With Disabilities

Achieva Family Trust's Charitable Residual Account assisted 507 people during the 2021 - 2022 fiscal year (July 1, 2021 - June 30, 2022) by distributing $1.5 million in grants that provide supplemental supports and services for children and adults with disabilities in need.

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The Arc Erie County and Erie Sports Center Partner to Host Buddy Walk

The Arc Erie County and Erie Sports Center Partner to Host Buddy Walk

Join The Arc Erie County for the 2022 BuddyWalk on September 24, 2022. Hosted by the Erie Sports Center, the day will be packed with family fun, celebrating children and adults with disabilities and their families and raising money for The Arc Erie County to provide ongoing advocacy & support.

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Greensburg Resident Receives Personal Training Thanks to Achieva's Cecil and David Rosenthal Memorial Fund

Achieva's Cecil and David Rosenthal Memorial Fund (the Fund), which provides grants to people with intellectual or developmental disabilities (IDD), has provided one fortunate Greensburg resident with the gift of health and hope.

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The 'Ballerina on Wheels' To Be Honored For Book About Inclusion

The 'Ballerina on Wheels' To Be Honored For Book About Inclusion

Together, Achieva Family Trust and Cynthia's School of Dance are hosting a celebration of Ava Allenberg on June 8, 2022, at Achieva's Southside office. Ava is featured in the new book Ballerina on Wheels - Amazing Ava's First Dance Recital.

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10-Year-Old Pittsburgh Native Writes Children's Book Book about Inclusion and Diversity published by Pennsylvania Non-Profit

10-Year-Old Pittsburgh Native Writes Children's Book Book about Inclusion and Diversity published by Pennsylvania Non-Profit

Pittsburgh, PA - After a Mikayla's Voice inclusion assembly at Hoover Elementary School, 10-year-old Holden Frye was inspired to write a children's fiction book about the non-profit's logo, a ladybug with one yellow spot. Dot is a "teenage ladybug with a cool and different look, and life is good...

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The Arc Erie County Appoints Key Employees

The Arc Erie County Appoints Key Employees

Erie, PA (2/10/2022) - The Arc Erie County (PA) is pleased to announce the addition of two employees tasked with sustaining and building upon its mission of advocacy and support for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families.

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Achieva and The Arc Erie County Announce Affiliation

Achieva and The Arc Erie County Announce Affiliation

Southwestern Pennsylvania-based Achieva, a disability advocacy and service organization, is excited to announce the affiliation of The Arc Erie County (PA) with The Arc of Greater Pittsburgh, a member of the Achieva Family of Organizations.

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New Year, New Website.

New Year, New Website.

Pittsburgh, PA (January 5, 2022) - Achieva, a leading provider of lifelong comprehensive services for people with disabilities and their families, is proud to announce the launch of its newly redesigned website.

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Achieva's Awards of Excellence to Honor Inspirational People who Impact the Disability Community

On December 13th at 6 p.m., Achieva will host its annual Awards of Excellence during a livestream event, available for all to enjoy at www.achieva.info/aoe2021.

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Achieva Early Intervention to Collaborate with Allegheny Health Network's Perinatal Hope Program

Achieva Early Intervention is excited to announce a community-focused collaboration with Allegheny Health Network's (AHN) Perinatal Hope Program to provide certified infant massage instruction and child development "Ask Anything" sessions to patients within the program.

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Achieva Early Intervention and WQED Education Launch Innovative Infant Massage Online Series

Infant massage can help calm and soothe fussy babies, ease digestive issues such as colic, gas, and indigestion, induce a more restful sleep, in addition to enhancing the bond between baby and their parent/caregiver.

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Two Pittsburgh Area Nonprofits Announce Affiliation

Southwestern Pennsylvania-based Achieva, a disability advocacy and service organization, and The Autism Connection of Pennsylvania, a statewide advocacy organization for people with autism based in Pittsburgh, are excited to announce a new affiliation between the two non-profit corporations.

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UPMC and Achieva Partner on Hiring Initiative for People With Disabilities

UPMC and Achieva are partnering to help qualified candidates with disabilities connect with job postings, navigate interviews, and develop long and meaningful careers with UPMC.

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Rosenthal Fund Gives Samsung Tablets to People with Disabilities

Over 70 recipients of Achieva home and community services have received a Samsung Tablet, courtesy of the Cecil and David Rosenthal Memorial Fund (Rosenthal Fund) to provide a creative outlet and way to stay in contact with family and friends while travel, outside activities, and visitors have...

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Achieva Executive, Nancy Murray, Honored by the National Historic Recognition Project

Nancy Murray, Senior Vice President of Achieva and President of The Arc of Greater Pittsburgh, has been honored for her impact in the service of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities by the National Historic Recognition Project: 2000-2020

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Achieva Announces New Branding

Achieva, a nonprofit parent organization providing comprehensive services and supports to thousands of people with disabilities and their families each year, is implementing a new brand identity.

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ACHIEVA Announces Change to Senior Leadership Team

Today, ACHIEVA announced that Reid Wolfe, Senior Vice President and President, ACHIEVA Support, will retire effective May 1, 2020 and that Shayne Roos, Senior Vice President, ACHIEVA Support, will succeed Wolfe in both capacities. Roos starts his new role May 2nd.

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Online Day of Giving Supports The Cecil and David Rosenthal Memorial Fund

Today, during ACHIEVA's second annual online Day of Giving, all gifts will be matched, dollar for dollar, up to a total of $10,000. All donations raised on this one day will go to the Cecil and David Rosenthal Memorial Fund, benefiting people with intellectual or developmental disabilities...

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ACHIEVA to Host Multiple Events Remembering Cecil and David Rosenthal

ACHIEVA is hosting several events to remember Cecil and David Rosenthal, long-time recipients of ACHIEVA services and beloved members of the Pittsburgh community who lost their lives during the Tree of Life shooting nearly one year ago on October 27th.

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ACHIEVA Executive, Nancy Murray, Appointed as Co-Chair of New National Advisory Committee

Nancy Murray, President of The Arc of Greater Pittsburgh (an affiliate of ACHIEVA), was selected today as a co-chair of the Family Caregiving Advisory Council, a new national committee created by the federal "RAISE Family Caregivers Act."

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ACHIEVA Applauds Announcement to Close Two State Centers

Today, ACHIEVA applauded the Wolf Administration's announcement that it will close two state institutions for people with intellectual disabilities.

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ACHIEVA Advocate Appointed to Governor Wolf's Reform Council

Nancy Murray, President of The Arc of Greater Pittsburgh (an affiliate of ACHIEVA) has been appointed by Governor Tom Wolf to serve on the Council of Reform, a new council created by Executive Order 2019-05, which the Governor signed today in an effort to overhaul Pennsylvania's systems to...

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People with disabilities will soon have more service options

ACHIEVA, a non-profit that provides supports to people with disabilities, is pleased to announce the addition of services to Beaver, Pennsylvania. In addition to continuing provision of advocacy and family supports, as well as recreational, day and overnight activities for people...

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ACHIEVA Has Hand in Opening Doors to Oral Healthcare for People Experiencing Disabilities

There is one more thing to celebrate during National Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month. Until recently, it was possible for some dentists to refuse treatment to people experiencing intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD). All that has changed now that the American Dental...

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