Enrichment Programs

Enrichment Programs include theater, art, expressive writing and speaking, book discussions, current events, performance and music.

Book Club

An exciting new program that we started this summer is a book club. Staff members Matt, Cindy, and Val became trained facilitators in a program called the Next Chapter Book Club, a program designed to give adults with developmental disabilities a chance to become an active member of a book club. Our facilitators learned strategies to help both readers and non-readers get as much as they can out of this once a week meeting. A vital ingredient to the Next Chapter Book Club, and one that coincides nicely with the Our Place mission, is that every book club meeting needs to take place out in the community. Read more…

 

YouTube Club and Creative Writing

Another new program that we just kicked off this summer combines two existing programs that the participants already love: YouTube Club and Creative Writing. This new combined program, called Multimedia Expression, is great because it involves the participants in the planning of the program, giving them more ownership and responsibility over their choices. Read more…