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AT devices and transition planning

Posted by Jane Gay on September 20, 2017 at 6:30am 0 Comments

 The key word being "transition", moving toward adult life skills, settings and responsibilties.  During your child's transition years, PLAN for success >> think about what assistive technology he or she needs to try out and learn how to use in order to be as independent and SUCCESSFUL as possible in their adult life .

  • Activities of daily: bathing, dressing, voiding, eating, cooking, cleaning
  • Recreation, sports and health
  • Transportation: driving, public…
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Sept 30 Train to Inspire Fully accessible Obstacle Course

Posted by Jane Gay on September 11, 2017 at 10:27am 0 Comments

For kids and adults, come try out the Train to Inspire Obstacle Course.

IF you can, volunteer to help! Find out more by going to this link: Train%20to%20Inspire%20Obstacle%20Course%20flier%2007%2026%2017.pdf

 

HOW TO HELP DISASTER SURVIVORS IN TEXAS

Posted by Jane Gay on August 29, 2017 at 1:34pm 0 Comments

HOW TO HELP DISASTER SURVIVORS IN TEXAS



August 29, 2017

The compassion and generosity of the American people is never more evident than during and after a disaster. It is individuals, non-profits, faith- and community-based organizations, private sector partners, and governmental agencies working together that will most effectively and efficiently help survivors cope with the impacts of Tropical Storm Harvey.

Please follow a few important guidelines below to ensure your… Continue

HOW TO video series from NCHPAD

Posted by Jane Gay on August 24, 2017 at 9:00am 0 Comments

The National Center for Health, Physical Activity and Disabilities (NCHPAD) has a series of on-line video you might find interesting:

  • Choose a wheelchair
  • Hop a curb
  • Pop a wheelie
  • Ride an escalator
  • and more....

Meet Mary Allison Cook. She is a wife, professional, and 8 time member of the US Women's Wheelchair Basketball Team.  With 23 years of experience as a wheelchair user, Mary Allison will answer all of your questions and more…

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AT devices and transition planning

 The key word being "transition", moving toward adult life skills, settings and responsibilties.  During your child's transition years, PLAN for success >> think about what assistive technology he or she needs to try out and learn how to use…See More
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Sept 30 Train to Inspire Fully accessible Obstacle Course

For kids and adults, come try out the Train to Inspire Obstacle Course.IF you can, volunteer to help! Find out more by going to this link:…See More
Sep 11
Profile IconDiane Tollenaar and Tracy Keninger joined FIND
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Melissa Culbertson is now a member of FIND
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Live Chat Logs

FIND live chat logs will be posted here.See More
Sep 7
Maggie Cox is now a member of FIND
Aug 31
Jane Gay posted a blog post

HOW TO HELP DISASTER SURVIVORS IN TEXAS

HOW TO HELP DISASTER SURVIVORS IN TEXASAugust 29, 2017The compassion and generosity of the American people is never more evident than during and after a disaster. It is individuals, non-profits, faith- and community-based organizations, private…See More
Aug 29
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HOW TO video series from NCHPAD

The National Center for Health, Physical Activity and Disabilities (NCHPAD) has a series of on-line video you might find interesting:Choose a wheelchairHop a curbPop a wheelieRide an escalatorand more....Meet Mary Allison Cook. She is a wife,…See More
Aug 24
Christy Motz is now a member of FIND
Aug 18
Erin Gargiulo Field is now a member of FIND
Aug 10
Jane Gay posted a blog post

OrbiTouch -a different keyboard

The OrbiTouch is new key board that you might think about if a…See More
Aug 4
Profile IconGina Grabher and Joy L Dalen joined FIND
Jul 31
James Shoemaker joined FIND Support's group
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Special Needs Swap & Sell

Find new homes for your gently used items!See More
Jul 27
James Shoemaker joined Renee Springston's group
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Special Needs Swap, Share & Sell

From Trikes to Wheelchairs.... Special Needs Swap, Sell and Give AwayI know how difficult it is to find that "special" toy, piece of equipment, clothing etc for our kiddos and adults with special needs So I decided we, as parents and caregivers…See More
Jul 27
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Another Way Sports Disabled Water Ski Clinic at Dream Lakes

August 26, 2017 from 9am to 4pm
Our second clinic of the summer. This time on a Saturday. Please come out and water ski with us and the Dream Lakes Estates Ski club. We need both disabled skiers and volunteers to help out skiing, in the water, and on shore. Send an email to…See More
Jul 27
James Shoemaker is now a member of FIND
Jul 27
Jane Gay posted a blog post

A voice of thier own

Many have watched and enjoyed the TV show this year "Speechless". If so, you might also be interested in the progress being made with digital speech.  …See More
Jul 27
Jane Gay posted a blog post

What Do Youth Workers Have to Know about the Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA)?

PYD Network Webinar/Meeting What Do Youth Workers Have to Know about the Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA)?Tuesday August 1, 2017    FREE Webinar11:00AM – 12:00PMPresenter: Jutta Dotterweich, ACT for Youth Center of Excellence, Cornell…See More
Jul 25
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Northeast Elementary in Ankeny is a "National Blue Ribbon" School

How would you like to live just half a block from a “National Blue Ribbon” School?    According to the Des Moines Register, Northeast Elementary in Ankeny received this award for raising achievement among students with Individualized Education…See More
Jul 14

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