dateJanuary 31, 2017 userPosted by:

Sharing the Good–January 2017

So much of what we do at ASN is about finding and connecting with the good in people and in everyday life.  It is an important part of the work that we do and ensures we do our work in the best way possible.  We’ve found sharing “Good Stories” to be a powerful way to

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dateJanuary 13, 2017 userPosted by:

Minimum Wage and Community Supports

As I’m sure you all know that the minimum wage in Arkansas was increased on January 1, 2017. The increase of $.50 per hour raises the state minimum to $8.50 per hour. I’m pretty sure I can speak for my colleagues in the state when I say that I’m happy for the dedicated folks who

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dateNovember 24, 2016 userPosted by:

Happy Thanksgiving!

Happy Thanksgiving from everyone at Arkansas Support Network.  Today, and every day, we give thanks for the amazing people we encounter on a daily basis. To the employees who work hard to ensure that individuals we support have the opportunity to live the lives of their choosing despite whatever challenges and limitations they  may face,

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dateOctober 27, 2016 userPosted by:

Spotlight Series: Athletes of ASN, Volume 3

Today, as part of our Athletes of ASN series, we are excited to highlight an all-around athlete and ASN’s awesome softball teams. Dennis Stewart is a multi-sport athlete.  He competes in softball, basketball, bowling, and track and field.  Dennis loves being a part of a team strives to be able to help other people with

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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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