New adult day program offers intellectually disabled more opportunities for growth
Sitting at home with nothing to do isn’t fun or productive for anyone, including those with intellectual disabilities.
However, unlike most people who have the freedom to go where they want to and engage in all kinds of activities on their own, the intellectually disabled often don’t have that option, but it doesn’t mean they can’t have a full and active life.
And providing that full life is the goal of Janet Presson, RN, M. Ed. and president of A Small Miracle, Inc. of Waynesville. The agency — made up of seven offices — provides services across the state to children and adults of all ages with all types of intellectual disabilities, including autism, Down syndrome, cerebral palsy and mental retardation.
These services, which include everything from home support and supported employment ...