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dateOctober 11, 2016 userPosted by:

Spotlight Series: Athletes of ASN, Volume 2

Today’s featured Athlete of ASN is an incredible guy who has accomplished some incredible things.  At the ripe old age of 16, Justin Zielke has accomplished something many people never will, and he’s not just done it once but TWICE. Justin, for the second year, competed as a para-athlete in the Rampey Foundation’s Tri-fest for MS.

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dateOctober 7, 2016 userPosted by:

Spotlight Series: Athletes of ASN, Volume 1

We begin our month-long celebration of the amazing Athletes of ASN with two familiar faces on the softball fields:   Jason Partain is not only a fixture on the softball field, he can also be found lifting heavy weights in the weight room.  He has over 15 years experience in weightlifting and 12 years of

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dateOctober 5, 2016 userPosted by:

Welcome October!

It’s hard to believe it is October already.  This time of year brings lots of activities and events, like softball tournaments, Halloween parties, and holiday planning.  There will be lots of things going on and lots to talk about, but in the midst of everything going on, ASN will be focusing on two very important

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dateSeptember 16, 2016 userPosted by:

Spotlight Series: 2016 Direct Support Professional Recognition Week, Day 5

As we come to the end of our five days of recognizing outstanding Direct Support Professionals at ASN, we cannot say “Thank You” enough to all of the exceptional support staff who make a difference for the people we support every day. Arkansas Support Network and the mission of our organization would not exist without

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dateSeptember 15, 2016 userPosted by:

Spotlight Series: 2016 Direct Support Professional Recognition Week, Day 4

All this week ASN is honoring our direct support providers.  As we have introduced you to some of our most valuable support providers, you may have noticed some commonalities in the employees we have described.  Good Direct Support Professionals are individuals who work hard, dedicate themselves to learning about and knowing the needs, wants, and

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dateSeptember 14, 2016 userPosted by:

Spotlight Series: 2016 Direct Support Professional Recognition Week, Day 3

This week, all of us at ASN are taking part in Direct Support Professional Recognition Week by celebrating the outstanding employees who provide direct supports every day.  But, we are not the only ones recognizing DSP Recognition Week in Arkansas. Governor Asa Hutchinson has formally proclaimed September 11th through 17th as National Direct Support Professionals Recognition

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dateSeptember 13, 2016 userPosted by:

Spotlight Series: 2016 Direct Support Professional Recognition Week, Day 2

As we continue to celebrate Direct Support Professional Recognition Week, today we highlight three more of the Direct Support Professionals, or Community Support Professionals as we call them as ASN, who make the mission of ASN a reality for so many individuals.  Thanks for all you do!   Sherry Andress works in the Fort Smith area

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dateSeptember 12, 2016 userPosted by:

Spotlight Series: 2016 Direct Support Professional Recognition Week, Day 1

Led by The American Network of Community Options and Resources (ANCOR), many states and service providers across the country are recognizing this week, September 11th through 17th, as Direct Support Professional  Recognition Week.  Direct Support Professional Recognition Week is part of the ANCOR National Advocacy Campaign, whose mission is to enhance the lives of all individuals with disabilities

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dateAugust 18, 2016 userPosted by:

Spotlight Series: Emily Dianne Wyles

Emily “Dianne” Wyles began work at Arkansas Support Network as a Community Support Professional 2 in August of 2010. She devoted her time on the clock and off the clock helping individuals with developmental disabilities live quality lives.  One of her passions was baking cakes, pies and other goodies for any, and everyone who had

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dateAugust 4, 2016 userPosted by:

A Message from the CEO: Keith Vire

One of my all-time favorite advocates in this business once told me that, “If you always work hard to do the right thing, and keep your focus on the people we support, the money will take care of itself.” I’ve always believed that. For over 40 years now, I’ve lived by that code. I still

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