Residential Services. Our residential homes provide hour support to adults (ages 18+) with an intellectual or developmental disability. Skilled professional direct support staff provide personal care and community living support, including assistance with bathing, dressing, range of motion exercises, sensory programs, and behavioral support. Parent Empowerment Network (PEN) - E-mail community of parents with disabilities, people with disabilities who hope someday to become parents, and (where applicable) nondisabled partners of parents with disabilities. It is a means of connecting with other parents, through an electronic mail listserver.
Special Needs Network is a non-profit, community-based organization dedicated to addressing the needs of underserved families struggling with raising a child with developmental disabilities. Nov 23, · Meditation can help you focus on your self-development and goals in a healthy, positive and calm way. Even scheduling a break from work or quiet time to yourself can help you relax and focus. Get a mentor. If you need help identifying ways to build your self-development skills, talk to a mentor. This individual could be a manager, professor.
Come connect with other parents, sibling supporters, and caregivers at the Parents of Adult Children with Developmental Disabilities (PACDD) Support and Information Workshop. We welcome discussion of any and all topics of interest to the group. Join us to share and learn from others who have adults with disabilities in their lives! The Network publishes a bi-monthly newsletter that is sent to all members electronically. The Newsletter contains information for career practitioners about professional development conferences, skill building workshops, and columns by career development experts on state-of-the-art career development techniques and ideas.
The Arc fights every day to protect civil rights and access to vital programs, such as Medicaid, for those with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD). But we can’t do it alone! We need the help of people with I/DD, their families, and allies of the cause.