Our active and engaging facility-based programs serve individuals with intellectual/developmental and neurological disabilities who can benefit from a facility-based program. Training and supports are designed to facilitate the growth and development of informed choice, increased independence, self-esteem, and social competencies. Individualized programs are designed to meet the needs of each individual’s goals and to ensure that these needs continue to be met.
Point of Hope’s Day Programs allow participants to experience their interests in personal life skill activities through educational, vocational, leisure, and recreational interests. These activities include but are not limited to exercise, computer labs, music therapy, arts and crafts, group activities, media viewing, games (board, technology based, cards, etc.) and special events. Additionally, sensory stimulation activities, activities designed to maintain and develop communication skills, fine and gross motor skills, and a stimulating Snoezelen (sensory) Room. Our program participants enjoy community-based outings to stimulating places throughout the week. Examples of outings include, but not limited to, the zoo, museums, parks, factories, volunteering activities and many more fun filled engaging activities throughout the week.
Within this program, participants also focus on the development of communication, socialization skills, self-help, and leisure skills. Individuals develop these skills through participation in numerous activities such as: