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Welcome to Roseville Today’s section on disabilities. Featuring a combination of original content, guest posts, inspiring stories, and practical tips. We hope you’ll find this section useful and informative. May it lift you with encouragement, empower you with empathy, and fuel you with compassion.

Sierra College LIFE Program transitioning students with intellectual & developmental disabilities...

Rocklin, Calif - A brand new LIFE Program getting underway at Sierra College targets the growing demand for adult independence for those with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

Placer ARC in Roseville serving intellectual and developmental disability community

The Arc of Placer County is a private non-profit dedicated to the welfare of persons diagnosed with an intellectual or developmental disability.

Gigi’s Playhouse in Roseville

GiGi’s Playhouse is a one-of-a-kind achievement center for individuals with Down syndrome, their families, and the community - providing free therapeutic and educational programs that advance literacy, math skills, motor skills and more.

Alta California Regional Center in Roseville

Alta California Regional Center (ACRC) is a private, non-profit corporation working under contract with the State of California, Department of Developmental Services, to provide services to persons, age three and above

PRIDE Industries in Roseville

PRIDE Industries provides competitive business services to fuel our mission of creating employment for people with disabilities

New epilepsy monitoring unit opened at UC Davis

Sacramento, Calif. - The UC Davis Comprehensive Epilepsy Program has opened a new 11-bed epilepsy monitoring unit that specializes in diagnosing and guiding treatment for people whose seizures are not controlled by medication.

Volunteering in late life may protect against cognitive decline and dementia

Sacramento, Calif. - Volunteering in late life is associated with better cognitive function - specifically, better executive function and episodic memory. Those are the findings of a new study from UC Davis Health presented

Tahoe Fund campaign supports Adaptive Programs for people with disabilities

Tahoe City, Calif. - Ahead of the holiday giving season, the Tahoe Fund is launching a $25,000 matching campaign to support Achieve Tahoe's summer recreation programs for people with disabilities and their families.

Vaccine Clinic in Sacramento for individuals with autism and other neurodevelopmental...

Sacramento, Calif.- Starting this month, the UC Davis MIND Institute is offering a new seasonal clinic for both COVID-19 vaccines and flu vaccines for individuals with autism and other neurodevelopmental disabilities.

Roseville Sensory Sensitive Fall Festival at Maidu

Roseville, Calif.- The City of Roseville will host a Sensory Sensitive Fall Festival this coming Friday, October 13th at Maidu Community Center. Parent participation is required. Tickets are $10 and can be purchased online by available time slots listed below.

💫 Business Spotlight

Paul Black’s Window Cleaning serving Roseville and South Placer County for...

Paul Black’s Window Cleaning Inc. has been serving Placer County’s commercial and residential window cleaning needs since 1990.

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West Park High in Roseville nabs highest graduation rate in South...

Roseville, Calif. - West Park High in Roseville comes out on top in Placer County when it comes to high school graduation rates, according to ED Data, which collects fiscal, demographic, and performance data on California’s K-12 Schools. Overall, Placer County lays claim to the highest graduation rates in California.