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The Ira Geller Walkathon is back on Sept. 10!

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The Ira Geller Walkathon is back on Sept. 10!

August 26, 2022

Erin Jerome

Community Access Unlimited (CAU) invites community members and friends to a day in the park filled with games, music, activities and food in support of a great cause on Sept. 10. The 24th annual Ira Geller Walkathon will be held in Warinanco Park in Roselle at 10 a.m. near the boathouse. Donation...

Striving for Accessibility 32 Years After the ADA

July 22, 2022

Erin Jerome

Dianna Simms at work in the CAU chat center. Whether she’s at work, studying, or using her computer, Dianna Simms is like every other millennial who expects to get things done as efficiently as possible. She isn’t afraid to ask for exactly what she needs as a visually impaired person- but...

Promoting Inclusion and Support During Autism Acceptance Month

April 18, 2022

Erin Jerome

CAU member Rashad Kearney at home in Elizabeth. Autism acceptance is a major step beyond awareness - that's why April is now known as Autism Acceptance Month. The Autism Society of America proposed the change last year from Autism Awareness Month to Autism Acceptance Month with the intention...

Artists to Perform in Third Annual Banding Together for CAU

March 15, 2022

Erin Jerome

Cory Singer realized when he was young that singing could be a way to make friends and gain respect from his peers. “It’s how people knew I existed and had a voice,” he said. “When you have a hard time communicating like everyone else you have to find an outlet to do so.” Today the...

Advocates on Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month

March 11, 2022

Erin Jerome

Annie Sims in the CAU Chat Center Before Annie Sims joined Community Access Unlimited, she didn’t think voting was for her because her family encouraged her not to.  Before becoming an advocate for herself and issues affecting others with disabilities, Myrta Rosa worried about making sure...