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LIFE Club Events This Week!

Join us for some upcoming virtual events! Any and all are welcome!

We have now added another Moving & Grooving! Join us on Wednesdays at 12pm AND Thursdays at 12:45pm.

Tuesday, August 18

Pop Culture Group: Cartoons and Animation

When:  Tuesday, August 18 from 10:00am-11:00am

What:  Pop Culture Group is an opportunity for clients to come together and connect over their common interests and explore new ideas at the same time. Come explore different styles of cartoons, animation, and comedy through illustrated art. We will learn, laugh, and watch in this upcoming session focused on cartoons and animation. This one is for the tv lovers! Pop Culture Group is open to all.

Instructions:  In order to participate, please follow https://us02web.zoom.us/j/88042448634 at 10:00am to participate. Everyone is welcome! Contact meredith.kane@supportinc.com for any questions. All are welcome!

LIFE Club:  How to Mix Your Favorite Beverage

When:  Tuesday, August 18 from 5:00pm-6:00pm

What: Join us for an evening of friendship, discussion, and learning! These interactive groups will focus on developing skills and confidence for social situations in a way that is fun and informative! Join us as we make our favorite drinks. Be prepared to show us what beverage is the most refreshing and share some fun recipe ideas. What a great way to cool off through this summer heat! Please come prepared with any ingredients you’ll need to make your favorite drink.

LIFE Club is open to all.

Instructions:  In order to participate, please follow https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89924525638 at 5:00pm to participate. Contact christopher.sharkey@supportinc.com or gwen.bonilla@supportinc.com for any questions. Everyone is welcome!

Wednesday, August 19

Moving and Grooving:  Join us again on Wednesday, August 26 for a sock hop!

Thursday, August 20

Touching Stories

When:  Thursday, August 20 from 11:00am-12:00pm

What: Touching Stories is a unique therapy model, specifically designed for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, that pairs the social and emotional learning of story with sensory integration activities in a way that is educational, engaging, and simply, a lot of fun! We have adapted our Touching Stories for at home use. Gwen and Meredith will first lead participants in a scavenger hunt for the sensory items needed for the stories (all items are common items found in every home) and then will tell the sensory-based stories to the group. Please see the attached list for scavenger hunt items. If you are curious to learn more, please watch this video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EcjzvevJ9_w&t=67s. Touching Stories is open to all.

Instructions:  In order to participate, please follow https://us02web.zoom.us/j/86143640216 at 11:00am to participate. Everyone is welcome! Contact gwen.bonilla@supportinc.com or meredith.kane@supportinc.com for any questions. Everyone is welcome!

Moving and Grooving:  Join us again on Thursday, August 27 for adaptive yoga!

Friday, August 21

Pop Culture Group: Introducing Mysteries!

When:  Friday, August 21 from 12:00pm-1:00pm

What:  Pop Culture Group is an opportunity for clients to come together and connect over their common interests and explore new ideas at the same time. Join us as we explore the exciting genre of mystery. We will learn, watch and solve in this upcoming session focused on mysteries and unexplained phenomenon. The game is afoot! This week will begin the next six week session. Pop Culture Group is open to all.

Instructions:  In order to participate, please follow https://us02web.zoom.us/j/88042448634 at 12:00pm to participate. Everyone is welcome! Contact meredith.kane@supportinc.com for any questions. All are welcome!

Items Needed for Thursday, August 20

We’ll do two stories:

The Monster on Grandma’s Bed Scavenger Hunt!

Find the following items:

  1. A mixing bowl (preferably plastic of metal)
  2.  A big spoon
  3. A bottle of vanilla extract (or something that smells like vanilla)
  4. A pillow
  5. A stuffed animal (or something that feels furry)
  6. A flashlight
  7. A piece of black paper or cloth
  8. A fuzzy or soft blanket or towel

Lay the items out in order.

Rapunzel Scavenger Hunt!

  1. An herb or spice that smells fresh (basil, dill, mint, etc)
  2. A LONG piece of yarn, string, or rope (REALLY LONG if possible)
  3. Something with a smooth, flat surface — a dinner plate, a picture frame, or a mirror would work
  4. A small piece of silky fabric (a necktie, a silly handkerchief, etc.)
  5. Scissors

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