A group of our Early Intervention Occupational Therapists and Speech Language Pathologists gained new knowledge of complex feeding and swallowing issues in children. They took a course, “Eating with Ease,” and returned to work eager to share their new knowledge and ideas with families. Course objectives included learning how feeding is related to other [...]
One of the things Stan loves most about parades is being part of something bigger than himself. Every year, Stan is the first to volunteer to walk with People Incorporated in the Fall River Holiday Parade. His favorite part is the marching bands! Stan will be walking in the Tenth Annual Miles for SMILES [...]
State Representative Paul Schmid recently visited our Westport home. He was greeted by staff members Ana Pereira, RN and Stacey Barboza, LPN. Rep. Schmid looked over a menu in the kitchen before taking a tour of the home with Bill Perkins, CEO. Thank you to Rep. Schmid for taking the time to visit! [...]
Thank you to the Kids on the Block Educational Puppets for entertaining and educating the Preschool kiddos last week! The kids learned about the importance of accessibility and helping others. It is so important to teach our youth about positivity and acceptance.
Breathe in and slowly breathe out... Our 4 S. Main Day Hab group takes a quiet moment at the end of each day to engage in guided mindfulness meditation. It has taken some time to adjust to this new way of thinking, but our folks are loving the quiet time to reflect and relax. [...]
Facilities and ECON recently teamed up to make improvements to our Community Playroom. They did a fantastic job and we're excited to show off their hard work!
Congratulations Brittney and Jana for winning Bronze in SkillsUSA Massachusetts regional Health Knowledge Bowl! Brittney and Jana are Health Assisting students at Diman Regional Vocational Technical High School and co-op interns at our Children's Center. Close friends and co-workers, Brittney and Jana plan to work in pediatric nursing after graduating this spring. Brittney shared her SkillsUSA experience, "It [...]
Welcome to Seussville at the Preschool! Our creative teachers and staff decorated the Preschool in honor of Dr. Seuss' birthday. The kiddos had fun putting the finishing touches on some of the displays.
Carol Cioe celebrates 30 years of dedicated service to our Agency this month! Carol works in our Day Services division providing employment opportunities for our individuals. Her compassion and commitment shines through all of her daily interactions. The Day Services team surprised Carol this afternoon with a celebration marking her achievement. Congratulations Carol and [...]
Participants in the Nazareth Bowling League have some serious skills. She knocked down this spare like a pro! The Nazareth Bowling League meets on Saturdays and the competition is serious. Many of our participants having been bowling for years and it's a hot spot for old and new friends to compete and catch up. [...]