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The Art of Summer

The Art of Summer The Direct Support Workers Newsletter: Volume 3, Issue 8 By: Amanda Gee, multi-modal therapist, Vita Cls Summer is such a fun time of year but it can also be a difficult time to come up with activities. When the weather is nice, you just want to get out of the house or program and DO […]

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Posted by Avishka Juta, in Articles and Resources, Direct Support People

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Workforce Transformation

Workforce Transformation: From Caregivers to Direct Support Professionals The Direct Support Workers Newsletter: Volume 3, Issue 7 By: Perry Samowitz, New York State Region 3 Leader of the Centers for Workforce Transformation The most important staff in any organization are those who work directly with the individuals with developmental disabilities. They have the greatest impact on […]

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Posted by Avishka Juta, in Articles and Resources, Direct Support People

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TEAM! Simple Strategies to Success

TEAM! Simple Strategies to Success The Direct Support Workers Newsletter: Volume 3, Issue 5 By: Michael Adegoke, Kenny Balogun, Kimberley Beattie, Mark Berko, Dehan Clarke, Kenneth Duncan, Chris Edigue, Andrew Efosa, Esohe Erhun, Joseph Eyiah, Nosiru Folaji, Luke Lynn, Bunmi Okanlawon, Osagie Osarentin, Neshevitha Siripathy Initially, the caption to this article was going to be […]

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Posted by Avishka Juta, in Articles and Resources, Direct Support People

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I Choose Dign!ty Press

Citizenship Edition: Spring 2014 We at EAFWR are proud and excited to share the very first edition of the I Choose Dignity Press. This magazine will be issued twice a year and will focus on telling the stories of families and individuals we support, celebrating our community and igniting conversation. This issue is all about […]

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Posted by Avishka Juta, in Adult, Articles and Resources, Blog, Children, Community, Direct Support People, News, Press & Releases, Youth

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At Your Local Library

While spring has come on the calendar, it sometimes seems like the “spring” message has not made it all the way to the weather outside! However, there are plenty of great things “springing up” (sorry – couldn’t help it!) at your local library. From movies, to terrarium building programs, to computer classes, to craft and […]

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Posted by Avishka Juta, in Articles and Resources, Blog, Direct Support People

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Say No to Saying No

Burritos and Cherry Pies Saying Yes, Saying No: What Direct Support Professionals Need To Think About The Direct Support Workers Newsletter: Volume 2, Issue 7 By: Dave Hingsburger “Tell them that they shouldn’t say ‘no’ so much!!” She shook her finger at me when she spoke those words. We had been chatting and she’d asked me […]

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Posted by Avishka Juta, in Articles and Resources