Person Centered Spotlight: Meet Stephen

Growing up, Stephen Siracusa was your typical, active child: running around on the playground with friends, playing soccer, and dreaming of being in the NFL someday. As Stephen grew older he became clumsier and slower. While doctors said it was just a phase, Stephen and his mother searched for answers. At the age of 12, Stephen was diagnosed with Friedreich … Read More

Person Centered Spotlight: Meet John

John Siradas has his own custom woodworking business where he creates one-of-a-kind items. As a custom craftsman, John makes and sells products such as pens, bottle stoppers, pepper mills, ice cream scoops, bowls and lamps. These items can take anywhere from an hour to a whole day to create. “His pieces are phenomenal and unique,” says Leigh Colangelo, a Care … Read More

Person Centered Spotlight: Meet Dustyn

Dustyn, an aspiring sports broadcaster and junior at Allegany-Limestone Central School, had the opportunity to shadow Joe Buscaglia, sports reporter for Channel 7 News in Buffalo, NY. After meeting and impressing Shane Costa, a certified sports agent and Allegany-Limestone alumni, during an interview, Costa offered to set Dustyn up with Buscaglia for a day of job shadowing at WKBW. A … Read More

Person Centered Spotlight: Meet Richard

Everyone dreams of being an Olympian at some point in their life. For Richard, his dream was no different, and that dream became a reality in 2017 when he joined the Special Olympics New York – Western Region soccer team. When Krista Brairton, Richard’s care coordinator at Person Centered Services, began working with Richard in 2017, he had already made … Read More