All the World's a Stage
For the past 35 years, the Jesters performing group has engaged individuals with disabilities in the creative arts. The 21-week program, sponsored by the University of Saint Francis, includes structured movement/dance, music, theater, and visual arts activities that prepare participants for the Jesters’ annual spring performance.
Discovering their Highest Potential
At the Children’s Autism Center, therapists use Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) therapy to create individualized programs for each child. These programs help children with autism learn to perform everyday tasks at their highest potential.
Fired Up to Learn
Pathfinder’s ‘Summer at Last’ program provides a variety of community-based activities for youth with intellectual disabilities. These structured opportunities, which focus on academic, social, and life skills, help kids retain knowledge acquired during the school year.
The Lose the Training Wheels Bike Camp teaches children with disabilities how to ride a conventional two-wheeled bicycle. Sponsored by the Down Syndrome Association of Northeast Indiana (DSANI), the camp helps participants gain confidence and self-reliance on and off bikes.