Working with Words at JCH School

December 16, 2016 | JCH School

Sinan is one of the fastest talkers you will ever meet, but he doesn’t need to speak words to do it. His hands shoot out to tap a picture in response to the questions asked of him. Between questions, he executes a flurry of touches to an iPad, which does his speaking for him: “I…

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Parent Training at OBS

December 16, 2016 | Outpatient

Outpatient Behavior Services Supervisors Shonnet Brand and Tonya Lambert sit around a conference table with a group of four parents of young clients. In front of the them is a chart—big and detailed and awash with color.  The chart lays out the ways that a curriculum based on Applied Behavior Analysis moves learners through a…

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Therapeutic Dance for Our Adults

December 16, 2016 | Adult

For some people, dancing just doesn’t seem very comfortable, or natural. Not everyone leaps onto the dance floor when the song of the moment spins up. And while the more traditional forms of dancing – contra dance or line dancing—have their dedicated fans, they don’t necessarily appeal to everyone. But dance has a lot to…

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VIA Staff Gives Back

December 16, 2016 | Staff

As someone once said: “the only true gift is the gift of yourself.” VIA staff knows the truth of that saying, and they’re showing it this holiday season. On the first weekend in December, a group of our folks — Raye and Hilary and Barry and Diana and Danielle and Katrina (along with a few…

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