CHOICES

Posted on 16. Mar, 2017 by in Advocacy, IL Skills Training, Peer Support

CHOICES Each day you have the ability to make the choice to take control of your life, or to let it control you. You can either be proactive, or you can let circumstances call the shots. To take control of your life or exercise personal leadership is to take responsibility for yourself and for every […]

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Valentines Day Gift Ideas for the Young and Young at Heart!

Posted on 01. Feb, 2017 by in IL Skills Training

When facilitating Valentine’s crafts  for youth or anyone with disabilities, its a good idea to do some of the prep work yourself, to make the craft even easier. For instance, you could cut out shapes beforehand and supply glue so that they only need to arrange the shapes on the paper and glue them down. […]

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Hanging Rock State Park Picnic in the Park ADA Celebration Agenda

Posted on 22. Jul, 2016 by in Advocacy, Community, Community Education & Awareness, IL Skills Training, Information & Referral, Just Darn Good Information, News

Agenda: Noon-12:45: Arrivals, socializing, picnic lunch, Inspire Stokes County booth, kids activities 12:45-1:30: ADA training led by The Adaptables, Inc. Center for Independent Living; continuation of picnic lunch and kids activities 1:30-2:00: J. Leon Inman, Chairman of the Stokes County Commissioners to read an ADA proclamation; floor open for ADA speeches 2:00-3:00: Accessible Icon Project […]

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Looking for a Volunteer to Help??

Posted on 09. Dec, 2015 by in Advocacy, Community, IL Skills Training, Peer Support

In need of a volunteer to help a young man reach his goal of getting his GED. He is available 2-3 times a week for a couple of hours and afternoons are a good time. He attends a community center in the downtown Winston Salem area Monday, Wednesday and Friday. Please call Keith Greenarch at 336-767-7060 if […]

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December 1 is Giving Tuesday

Posted on 30. Nov, 2015 by in Advocacy, Community, Community Education & Awareness, IL Skills Training, Information & Referral, News, Peer Support

WHAT IS #GIVINGTUESDAY? We have a day for giving thanks. We have two for getting deals. Now, we have #GivingTuesday, a global day dedicated to giving back. On Tuesday, December 1, 2015, charities, families, businesses, community centers, and students around the world will come together for one common purpose: to celebrate generosity and to give. […]

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August 27th – Teaching Self Advocacy and Self Determination Skills

Posted on 25. Aug, 2015 by in Advocacy, Community, Community Education & Awareness, IL Skills Training, Information & Referral, News

“Exceptional Families” Meeting A parent group for families who have children with special needs August 27th – Teaching Self Advocacy and Self Determination skills Mark Steele, Executive Director, The Adaptables Center for Independent Living Special Guest – Bryan Dooley, Disability Advocate LOCATION Little Creek Recreation Center – 610 Foxcroft Dr WS 27103 6-7:30 Dinner and […]

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Beginner Computer Class

Posted on 24. Aug, 2015 by in Community Education & Awareness, IL Skills Training, News

The Adaptables holds a beginners computer class the fourth Thursday of each month at our office. 3908 Westpoint Blvd Winston Salem, NC 27103 336-767-7060 866-894-3103 Please call Keith Greenarch by the 10th of the month to register class Next class–September 28, 2015 from 1 to 4 pm

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Youth Empowerment Program Summer 2015

Posted on 14. May, 2015 by in Advocacy, Community, Community Education & Awareness, IL Skills Training, Information & Referral, Just Darn Good Information, News, Peer Support

Youth Empowerment  Program Summer 2015 The program utilizes peer-to-peer teaching and hands-on training that will motivate youth ages 16-28 with various disabilities to live full and Independent lives. If you want to work on leadership skills, plan for the future, or learn to advocate for yourself, this program is for you. The most important step […]

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My Dreams, My Life

Posted on 02. Jan, 2015 by in Advocacy, Community, Community Education & Awareness, IL Skills Training, Information & Referral, The Arc

My Dreams, My Life Calling All Self-Advocates Join   self-advocates from around the state as we learn, share, laugh and have fun!   Planned by self-advocates and staff from four chapters of The Arc, we hope   you can be with us for a day filled with good information. Families,   friends, and professionals are welcome to […]

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Choices

Posted on 06. Aug, 2014 by in IL Skills Training

   CHOICES   Each day you have the ability to make the choice to take control of your life, or to let it control you. You can either be proactive, or you can let circumstances call the shots. To take control of your life or exercise personal leadership is to take responsibility for yourself and […]

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