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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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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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As planning begins for the future it is always nice to hear about other people’s stories and the success that they have achieved after planning began for them. Here are two examples: Jenny The first story is about a young …
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Parents tell us that taking care of their own well being is very important. They do this by taking time for themselves, and pursuing their own interests. This would include getting out of the house on a regular basis and …
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How to Develop Services in Your Community From an idea comes the vision: “That People will no longer have to leave our communities to receive supports and services”. Knowledge is required to understand the needs of individuals with a developmental …
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Gaining work experience is a great way for someone to explore occupations that might interest them in the future. (Working is also a great way for someone to figure out what they DO NOT want to do!) For people just …
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Taking the time and effort to plan out what the process will look like is a great strategy for setting the stage for successful interactions and excellent outcomes. A planning facilitator will become more comfortable interacting with you and your …
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