Acres of Angels will
serve individuals at all stages of life. No two people Acres of Angels serves
are alike, but what they do have in common is the fact that with a little help,
with a few choices and opportunities, living a better life is possible. Using Acres
of Angels’ core competencies of providing behavioral therapy and programming, Acres
of Angels will help people with disabilities as young as 1 month to well over
the age of 80 achieve their dreams of going to school, having a job, living on
their own and experiencing summer camp.
Acres of Angels
Imagine what it
would be like if you were four years old and not able to say that you were
hungry, sick or even hurt. Children with disabilities often have difficulties
in verbal and non-verbal communication, social interactions and leisure or play
activities and are faced with very difficult educational and social challenges.
increased need for quality early intervention and therapy services, Acres of
Angels program expects to open their 0 to 5 program in August 2015. Acres of
Angels will specialize in helping children with disabilities ranging from Birth
to 5 years of age. About half of the children in the program will have Down
syndrome, while the remaining 50 percent have developmental delays, learning
differences, Autism, Cerebral Palsy, chromosomal abnormalities and other
learning and behavior concerns. The programs from 5 to 18 will open by summer
2016. Adult Day program is in the planning stages for 2016.
Acres of Angels partnerships
Working hand-in-hand with speech pathologists,
occupational therapists, physical therapists, music and art therapy, fitness
and educational professionals; Acres of Angels will develop and implement an
appropriate paths of learning that meets each child's specific need. At Acres
of Angels children will be taught how to learn using Applied Behavior Analysis
(ABA) and are given tools to communicate.
Children will receive
intensive instruction in language, self-care, social skills, academics and
decision making. Through early intervention, children have a higher chance of
succeeding in mainstream education, obtaining a career and fully participating
in their families and communities.