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Discovering Your Potential: A Transition Program at Gulfstream Goodwill

Discovering Your Potential: A Transition Program at Gulfstream Goodwill Interview with Jennifer Lewenec, Employment Consultant at Gulfstream Goodwill Stephanie Symonds, with the support group Special Needs Family Connection, had the delight of interviewing Jennifer Lewenec, Employment Consultant for the Discover Your Potential program at Gulfstream Goodwill. Discover Your Potential is a three-year pilot program with [...]

By |2019-04-02T17:43:24-04:00April 2nd, 2019|Adult Support|Comments Off on Discovering Your Potential: A Transition Program at Gulfstream Goodwill

Pop Kids Gym: C’mon, Let’s Play!

Pop Kids Gym: C'mon, Let's Play! by Cheryl M. Handy, OTR/L, ITDS, SIPT All the benefits of play cannot be captured in a single article. Therefore, I won’t attempt to cover it all in this publication. Working as a pediatric occupational therapist for over twenty-five years, I have learned from my clients “If it ain’t [...]

By |2019-04-02T17:44:26-04:00April 2nd, 2019|Child Development|Comments Off on Pop Kids Gym: C’mon, Let’s Play!

The Arc After School & Summer Camp Program

The Arc After School & Summer Camp Program by The Arc of St. Lucie County The Program is designed to provide quality year-around after school and summer care for children and teens in St. Lucie County who have an Individualized Education Plan (IEP) or 504, or an Individualized Support Plan (ISP) documenting a disability. The [...]

By |2019-04-02T17:45:25-04:00April 2nd, 2019|Camp, Child Development, Education|Comments Off on The Arc After School & Summer Camp Program

The Straz Center Finds Huge Success

The Straz Center Finds Huge Success by The Straz Center “We’ve developed shows for people who want to enjoy theater but also might need to get up and walk around, go outside, stim, take a break and do something else for a while and return. The audience knows what to expect during our sensory-friendly performances [...]

By |2019-04-02T17:46:01-04:00April 2nd, 2019|Autism|Comments Off on The Straz Center Finds Huge Success

Able Academics’ Students Thrive!

Able Academics' Students Thrive! by Julianna Knittel, MA, Principal Able Academics is a school for children on the Autism Spectrum and their families. This school blends both academic and behavior services. This meld allows students to receive support behaviorally while receiving quality educational services. Able Academics has two locations in Titusville, Florida. The Main Campus [...]

By |2019-04-02T17:46:38-04:00April 2nd, 2019|Autism, Education|Comments Off on Able Academics’ Students Thrive!

Clinics Can Help: Mobility, Independence, and Dignity

Clinics Can Help: Mobility, Independence, and Dignity by Clinics Can Help Clinics Can Help (CCH) accepts gently used and new durable medical equipment (DME) and unwrapped medical supplies from individuals and organizations and makes it available to children and adults who may not otherwise be able to afford such equipment and supplies for their physical [...]

By |2019-04-02T17:47:21-04:00April 2nd, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Clinics Can Help: Mobility, Independence, and Dignity

PPEC Like No Other

PPEC Like No Other by VIP Kidz VIP Kidz is a 7500 sq ft daycare facility in West Palm Beach and 5500 sq ft in Loxahatchee. As a licensed Prescribed Pediatric Extended Care Center (PPEC) we offer a friendly and nurturing environment for children who require health-focused care and therapy services during the day as [...]

By |2019-04-02T17:47:59-04:00April 2nd, 2019|Child Development|Comments Off on PPEC Like No Other

Summer Career Camps

Summer Career Camps by Keith Bourkney, Executive Director, EmployU, Inc. Summer is here and with it comes Vocational Rehabilitation Summer Career Camp. Who can participate? All students, ages 14-21, with disabilities documented by an Individual Educational Plan (IEP), a 504 Plan, or some other means qualify for services are eligible. What does it include? Vocational [...]

By |2019-04-03T13:50:53-04:00April 2nd, 2019|Camp, Education|Comments Off on Summer Career Camps

Step Up For Students

Step Up For Students by Lisa A. Davis, Assistant Director, Strategic Marketing Communications, Step Up For Students After Angela Becker was born prematurely, weighing in at a mere two pounds, she left the hospital for the first time nine weeks later with a calendar filled with therapy appointments. At nine months, she was diagnosed with [...]

By |2019-04-02T17:49:36-04:00April 2nd, 2019|Education|Comments Off on Step Up For Students

ABA Therapy is Worth the Time!

ABA Therapy is Worth the Time! by Brittani Argott, BCBA Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) is the therapy most often recommended for young children with autism. Its benefits are widely recognized, from helping children with autism learn age-appropriate communication and social skills to reducing challenging behavior. While research shows that young children with ASD make the [...]

By |2019-03-06T10:58:21-04:00February 4th, 2019|Therapy|Comments Off on ABA Therapy is Worth the Time!