Person First Language
A person’s disability is not their primary defining feature. When discussing a person, they are referred to as their ‘person’ first, who is “living with” a particular diagnosis second.
Person First Programming
A participant’s abilities and desires are the foundational determining factors in creating and delivering adaptive programs. Active listening and unbiased observation are key to discovering these factors and planning accordingly.
There are five typical senses that are used by the average person. Hearing, Sight, Taste, Touch, Smell. People who have disabilities have a either a variation on these senses or do not have them at all. Experiential Learning is utilizing the whole self, even the senses that might not work ‘typically’ to expand the paradigm of learning.
Challenge By Choice
Participants set their own goals, and are free to adjust those goals at any time as they see fit. We are present to support their achieving those goals by offering encouragement and expertise, but never by pushing someone to involuntary start or continue an activity.
We do not expect people or organizations to change overnight. However, we do expect that through providing our products, training, and expertise there will be some degree of change. Our goal is to help our customers travel one step further down the road of awareness to accessibility to inclusion.