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It’s Hallowheels Month! Get Ready!

Hallowheels: a Halloween costume contest which turns wheeled mobility devices into assets.
This is a fundraiser for Children’s Assistive Technology Service (CATS). Funds are raised by having the public vote for their favorite costume with dollars.  Voting will take place October 31 through midnight on November 6!

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Thank-You Hallowheels Sponsors 2021!

Join us in thanking our 2021 Hallowheels sponsors!   These wonderful companies and individuals have provided the funding to cover the cost of framing materials for a family to create a costume incorporating their child’s wheelchair, walker or other adaptive wheeled device.   Their donations also helps provide prizes to be awarded to the children and their families.

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C.A.T.S. featured on Buzz4Good

C.A.T.S. was featured on an episode of the PBS program Buzz4Good which aired on Sept 22 on Blue Ridge PBS & VPM. You can also view it on their website. Click “Read More” for the link!

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C.A.T.S. Receives disABILITY Impact Award

June 17th CATS was awarded the 2021 disABILITY Impact Award for our continuted service to the disabilities community in the Shenandoah Valley & across the state of Virginia during the COVID-19 pandemic. We would like to Thank The Disablity Law Center of Virginia for choosing CATS for this award, it is a true honor!

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Making it Happen: Francie Mitchell of CATS-RVA

News 6 “Virginia This Morning” has a weekly segment highlighting people in the community doing their part to make it happen.
Today, they featured Francie Mitchell, PT, DPT, PCS, the Program Director for the Richmond Children’s Assistive Technology Service (C.A.T.S). Board member Susan A. Elmore, PhD nominated Francie for this honor. Click “Read More” to view the segment.

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C.A.T.S. Receives Nomination for a disAbility Impact Award

The Disability Law Center of Virginia and the Virginia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services (DBHDS) announced that Children’s Assistive Technology Service (CATS) has been nominated for a disAbility Impact Award.   CATS was nominated for its efforts during the pandemic.

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