Thursday, October 23rd from 5:30-6:30pm
at the Saint George Library
Please Join Us!
DOSU Candidates Speaking at Dinner
When: Monday, October 20, 2014 @ 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM
Where: Abbey Inn
Here is a link to all the details from an article in the Spectrum newspaper. One step closer!
September is “Provider/Caregiver Appreciation Month”
Tell or show your legislator how your caregiver/staff assist you, and the struggles to get good staff. Offer to tour a facility that offers care for persons with disabilities. It can be any facility. If you do not want to host a tour invite a facility to do it.
The Washington County Family to Family Network hosted a Caregivers Wellbeing and Empowerment class on September 11th. Some of our favorite parts of this training was the practical everyday application of stress relief ideas. Here are some of our favorites:
Check out this KSL News spotlight for the new Aggies Elevated Program at Utah State University! Aggies Elevated is a higher education opportunity for students with intellectual disabilities.
OPTIONS for Independence is holding it’s 2nd annual Zombie Walk/Run October 4th at 11:00 at Willow Park.
Since you participated last year, we wanna stay fresh on your brains. (mmmmmmmmm brains) Registration is live. We are getting some amazing prizes from local businesses and hope to make this a fun event. The zombie walk is a time to make a spectacle! Participants get to be made up like the undead and will be walking in a large group down the street for all to see! Or you can run like your life depends on it in our 5K. Come get freaky!!!!
Here is the link to our facebook page with more information.