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The healthcare field is one of the largest industries in the United States. In fact, there are over 22 million healthcare jobs in the U.S.—about 15% of all U.S. workers—and the industry is expected to grow by 13 percent by 2031, making it both the...

Most people want to make the world a better place. There are many different ways to accomplish this and make a positive impact. One of the most important ways is by helping others and by working towards a more inclusive community. However, knowing how to...

By Erkia Brandon, Direct Support Professional (DSP), Residential Assistant I knew I didn’t want to spend the rest of my life working at a Student Loan Bureau in Harrisburg. I was eager to find a career that would provide meaning for me and touch the lives...

Manchester Valley High School junior Connor Pope got a head start on a career in IT this past summer, when he gained valuable work-based learning experience at InfoPathways, a technology management and consulting company based in Westminster, Maryland.[caption id="attachment_5364" align="alignright" width="300"] Connor Pope on his...

Penn-Mar Human Services Celebrates Independence and Inclusion During National Disabilities Employment Awareness Month An Opportunity to Promote Skills of People With Disabilities and Share How They Can Solve Workforce CrisisBaltimore, MD – Penn-Mar Human Services , the region’s leading provider of services for individuals with intellectual and...

By Claudia Summerson, Co-Chair/Family Division | Penn-Mar Building Bold Future Campaign [caption id="attachment_5288" align="alignleft" width="200"] Abbie and Claudia[/caption]The hardest thing I have every done in my life was to put my daughter Abbie in the care of Penn-Mar when she was only 22 years old.  Diagnosed with...

By Whitney Bailey, Director of Operations Diversability | Spastic Chatter Podcast Host My personal mantra is, “Perseverance: The greater the obstacle, the more glory in overcoming it.”That attitude has served me well as I was born with Cerebral Palsy (CP) and for the first 18 years...

Supporting nonprofit organizations and charities is an essential way to help make the world a better place. That support can take many different forms, including donating money and volunteering. But there’s another way that you can support the crucial work a nonprofit does—working at the...

Most people in the world want to do something meaningful with their lives and make a difference. There are many different ways to do this, but one of the most impactful ones is through the work you do in your job or career. If the...

[caption id="attachment_5118" align="alignleft" width="225"] Jimmy keeping his hands busy on the loom at Penn-Mar's Day Program in Freeland, MD.[/caption]Penn-Mar resident Jimmy Dietrich is not going to rest until he finds his next perfect job, which he eagerly hopes will be soon.Until March of 2020, when...

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