2023 Sensory-Friendly Events in Los Angeles

We’ve put together a handy list highlighting upcoming sensory-friendly events in the Los Angeles metropolitan area. This list includes events that are accessible and inclusive to people on [...]

National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM) 2022

Every October, Jay Nolan Community Services celebrates National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM) which draws attention to disability employment issues and celebrates the many and [...]

Support Animals 101 for People with Developmental Disabilities

Animals provide companionship, loyalty, unconditional love and affection for their owners. With September being National Service Dog Month, now is a great time to think about whether a support [...]

Interview with Luz Chavez, Regional Director of Northern California

We sat down with Luz Chavez, who our Regional Director of Northern California, to talk to her about the services she offers and how those services have made an impact on her local communities. [...]

JNCS Expands Independent Living Services (ILS) to Santa Cruz and Monterey Counties

(SAN JOSE, CA) Local provider Jay Nolan Community Services, Inc (JNCS) is now offering Independent Living Services (ILS) in Santa Cruz County and Monterey County. A leader in the disability [...]

Students With Autism Launch CNC Machining Careers After Graduating From The Uniquely Abled Academy (UAA)

(SANTA CLARITA, CA) On the afternoon of April 8, ten students with autism graduated from the Uniquely Abled Academy (UAA), a program which teaches young adults with high functioning autism to be [...]

The Shift from “Autism Awareness” to “Autism Acceptance”

Autism Acceptance Month is celebrated every April. This awareness month promotes the acceptance and inclusion of people on the autism spectrum in all aspects of daily and communal life. The Shift [...]