Tag Archives: Columns – Special Needs

Preparing Youth for College & Career—The Ability Center’s Life Skills Program

The Ability Center works hard to empower individuals with disabilities by teaching skills to help with socializing, working, and living independently. In 2017, The Ability Center’s Community Connections Program was restructured. Renamed the Life Skills Program, there is now a renewed focus on helping youth with disabilities develop employability and independent living skills. Developing skills

Five Foster Care Misconceptions Set Straight

Have you been thinking about the possibility of opening your heart and your home to foster children? While there’s a need for foster parents, there are some often negative perceptions about fostering. Here are five foster care misconceptions set straight.

Six-Week Bowling League for Teens with Autism

As part of their Social Living Club (SLC), Bittersweet Inc. is
partnering with Bowlero Lanes (4398 Monroe St.) for a six week bowling league for teens with autism. Teens will learn bowling basics, including sportsmanship, conversational skills, and social skills.