On The Avenue: No Edits. No Filter.

Today On The Avenue we want to introduce you to a new project that we are super excited about. The “No Edits. No Filter.” podcast is a simple, candid conversation with our employees here at Westwood Avenue & Woodard Bros.  We have noticed that when people with and without disabilities sit down and actually talk and share, we have more in common than [...]

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On The Avenue: Best Buddies Prom

Today On The Avenue we’re talking about the 2019 Best Buddies Prom. Held just a few weeks ago at our very own Bridgestone arena, the Best Buddies Prom brought together over 2,000 young adults with and without disabilities to have the night of their life. With the event centered around the idea of inclusion, it’s participants got to enjoy a night of singing [...]

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On The Avenue: UCLA PEERS Program

Today On The Avenue we want to shed some light on another program that we LOVE. For individuals on the spectrum, making and maintaining meaningful relationships with peers is often a huge challenge in their lives. While we at On The Avenue focus mostly on education meant to push work-based skills forward, and increased social skills are often a positive side effect [...]

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On The Avenue: Friends Life Community

Today On The Avenue we want to highlight an organization that is true to our heart. With a mission to create an opportunity for teenagers and adults with disabilities to develop socially, grow personally, and enjoy community as they experience life together, Friends Life Community shares so many of our core values. Founded in 2008, Friends life is based right here in [...]

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On The Avenue: Chris Ulmer

Today On The Avenue we wanted to recognize Chris Ulmer, who is making a big splash in the disabled community. As a former special education teacher, Chris was a witness of the amazing things his students had to offer. In his efforts to show the rest of the world just how funny, engaging, and charismatic his students were, he attempted to publish a book of stories [...]

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