ConnectABILITY

Cell phones are a great tool for ensuring personal safety, but ownership of a cell phone also requires responsibility. Being careless with your phone can result in financial difficulties, and in some cases actually jeopardize personal safety.
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It is not uncommon for young children to have allergies or intolerances to certain foods like nuts, eggs, and even milk. Planning and preparing for snacks and lunchtimes can sometimes be a challenging task. By working together as a team …
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  STEPS To Independence is a guidebook that provides an opportunity for individuals with an intellectual disability to determine how prepared they are for semi-independent living. It provides a holistic tool to help someone with their goal of living independently …
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Joan Plans for Her Future Health Care Needs Joan is in her late fifties. During the past year she has been diagnosed with a debilitating condition that will affect her independence. She has become aware that the nature of her …
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When leaving home, make sure that all doors and windows are locked – including the garage door. Watch out for people who are just hanging around and seem to be doing nothing, and do not carry large sums of money. …
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The vast majority of people with a developmental disability are supported in whole or in part by their family. In families where the person with a developmental disability is approaching older adulthood, family caregivers are already in their senior years. …
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Selected presentations from a daylong conference focusing on the concerns and support needs of people with a developmental disability who are aging. Held on June 28, 2012 in Toronto. Master of Ceremony: Colin Hamilton The sessions included here are: The …
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