This is a nice article on how Holiday House is changing their prevocational, employment, and day services to become focused on community inclusion and self-determination. Manitowoc_Paper_-_Community_Employment_story%5B1%5D.pdf
Kudos to the Holiday House!
Added by Shannon Munn-Huff on October 31, 2011 at 10:31am — No Comments
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Who else here is new to IRIS? Just figuring it out in the next coming weeks on what I might be able to use it for. Maybe I can get funding for a communication device like I used at school when out in the community, kinda like an I-touch.
Maybe I can go to camp next summer. I miss being able to go to the Lions camp. I went there for the last 4 yrs and it was so much fun.
So what else is out there for me? any ideas.... I am really lucky to have found this…Continue
My application is approved and I will now be a Kid's Companion in Sauk, I have yet to meet my "kid", it is a new adventure and I am excited. The program is similar to Big Brother/ Big Sisters. Looking forward to spending quality time with a youngster in my community.
Added by Martha Oie on October 20, 2011 at 12:30pm — No Comments
Movement may seem counterintuitive when a person has arthritis but it is actually some of the best prevention there is. Ever feel stiff after sitting for a long time? Movement increases circulation and joint flexibility which can potentially diminish the effects of arthritic pain. According to the Mayo Clinic, “Swimming or water aerobics is often a good choice because the buoyancy of the water reduces stress on weight-bearing joints.” This week is World Arthritis Day and here is a…Continue
Added by Starr Burke on October 18, 2011 at 12:53pm — No Comments
The Green County Caregiver Coalition is asking all caregivers to share their needs on an online survey today until November 30th. This only takes ten minutes and will help the Green County Caregiver Coalition indentify:
For the full…Continue
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A reporter from Wired.com discusses how the iTouch, iPad and apps like ProLoQuo2Go changed everything for people with communication disabilities.
This clip from the October 3rd edition of NBC Nightly News features some innovative work by New York's Theater Development Fund.
Added by Shanna Jensen on October 4, 2011 at 12:43pm — No Comments