Mental Health Tips: Back to School

By |August 23, 2021|Uncategorized|

“Wisdom is not a product of schooling but of the lifelong attempt to acquire it.” ― Albert Einstein In-Person Classes Good morning and happy first day of classes! Getting back into a school routine can be very challenging after experiencing an online platform during the pandemic. It is important to have [...]

Dog Tips: Toxic Foods to Avoid

By |August 20, 2021|Uncategorized|

As a dog owner, it’s extremely important to know what types of food are toxic for your furry friend. Moreover, many people may be tempted to give their dog all of their food scraps, but this is not a good habit to get into. There are some fruits, vegetables, and [...]

Dog Tips: Teaching Your Pup How to Stay

By |August 17, 2021|Uncategorized|

Teaching your dog to stay is a valuable command for their safety and your peace of mind. Before you teach this command, make sure that your dog is proficient at sit and lie down. Additionally, when you are speaking a command you want your dog to listen to you. If [...]

Success Stories Within The IDD Community: Josh Blue

By |August 17, 2021|Uncategorized|

Josh Blue is an American comedian. He lives with cerebral palsy, but instead of letting that hinder him, he uses his disability as fuel for his comedy work. Early Life: Josh Blue was born on November 27, 1978, in Cameroon, which is a country in Central Africa. During that time [...]

Mental Health Tips: Normalizing Therapy

By |August 13, 2021|Uncategorized|

“Courage doesn’t happen when you have all the answers. It happens when you are ready to face the questions you have been avoiding your whole life.” ― Shannon L. Alder Therapy is a Great Solution In the present day, many individuals have mixed feelings and concerns when it comes down to [...]

Success Stories Within The IDD Community: Isabella Springmuhl Tejada

By |August 11, 2021|Uncategorized|

Isabella Springmuhl Tejada is a Guatemalan fashion designer. Living with Down Syndrome has presented her with many obstacles and challenges. But with strength and perseverance, she has overcome them all and built a successful career for herself! She is one of the most well-known fashion designers in Guatemala. Early Life: [...]

Dog Tips: Puppy-Proof Your Home

By |August 9, 2021|Uncategorized|

After you’ve named your puppy, you may be considering what the next step may be. A valuable next step is puppy proofing your home to protect your furry friend from an injury. Your dog will be spending a majority of their life within your home and it’s important to create [...]

Mental Health Tips: It’s Okay to Take a Self-Care Day

By |August 6, 2021|Uncategorized|

“Be you, love you. All ways, always.” ― Alexandra Elle Back to Reality As we get back into the speed of everyday life it is important to prioritize our mental health. Quarantine was a great time to reflect and focus on one’s self. This is why it is of the utmost [...]

Success Stories Within The IDD Community: Sophia Warner

By |August 5, 2021|Uncategorized|

Sophia Warner is a British track and field Paralympian. She lives with cerebral palsy and competes in T35 events. Early Life: Sophia Warner was born on May 23, 1974, in Dorking, England. Warner was born with cerebral palsy. For college, she attended the University of Leicester in Leicester, England,  where [...]

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