All-Stars at the Alley 2022

For the first time in two years, United Disability Services is bringing back the All-Stars at the Alley bowling fundraiser in support of the UDS All-Star Training Club!! UDS All-Star Training Club provides integrated, competitive sports where everyone, regardless of ability, is . . .
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The cover of issue 84 of Kaleidoscope. It featured a recreation of "Girl with a Pearl Earring" by Erik Jensen.

Resilience: That Was Then, This is Now

Read issue 84 here. Perhaps we were looking through rose-colored glasses when we saw 2020 in the rearview mirror and thought our pandemic woes were behind us. We may have naively believed 2021, and a vaccine, would bring an end . . .
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Group of four employees standing in front of children's toys donated to the UDS Toy & Resource Center.

Miller’s Christmas in July

As a celebration of Christmas in July, Miller's Rental and Sales, Inc. purchased and donated more than 20 toys to the UDS Toy & Resource Center! Pictured, from left to right, is Audrey Sentz, Toy & Resource Center Supervisor, Brian . . .
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A woman smiling with her guide dog. Taken at UDS Low Vision Services.
A newborn arriving three weeks before its due date is considered premature. Jessica and her twin sister, Andra, were born three months early, each weighing less than two pounds. The earlier the birth, the higher the risk that vision, hearing, . . .
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Cover of Kaleidoscope Issue 83. Orange background and a floral painting in the center.

Global Perspectives

In this summer issue of Kaleidoscope we'll take a walk "Into the Forest" with Mariana Abeid-McDougall and explore the ways the terrain of a forest compares to life with chronic illness. Just as pain is her constant companion as she . . .
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Cover of Kaleidoscope Winter/Spring 2021 Issue 82 titled We Are Worthy. Cover art done by Blur, shows an African American woman in a wheelchair on a bridge holding her fist up with pride.

We Are Worthy

Along with nearly everyone else in the world, we were eager to wrap up 2020 and we are looking forward to a brighter, healthier 2021. In the midst of this pandemic, we are truly connected through this shared experience in . . .
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Cover of Kaleidoscope Summer/Fall 2020 Issue 81 titled A Season of Hope. Cover art is a mixed media collage done by featured artist Kimberly Gerry Tucker called Hope. This collage shows a person standing tall, surrounded by tree branches, with arms spread wide, looking into the light. This art piece depicts a sense of hope.

A Season of Hope

During periods of unrest and uncertainty, when ominous dark clouds roll in and the sky becomes black, it can be easy to give in to feelings of despair. Maybe you receive a life-altering diagnosis, a loved one passes away, or . . .
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