Fun Volunteer Opportunity

 

We have a very fun opportunity coming up in which we need about 5-7 volunteers! The Dreamplex is one of this year’s charities to receive proceeds from the Amazing Race for Charity, being held Saturday April 6th.  As part of this event, we must have an “obstacle” station that participants of the race must stop at and complete the obstacle before moving on.  We will have a few adaptive sports Continue reading

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Upcoming Events

Learning Event, Orlando, March 9th and March 23rd

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Financial experience for Teens, Jacksonville, March 9th- 2 Events

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The ILRC is a non-profit, 501 (c) 3, assisting people with disabilities in Northeast Florida. The ILRC is a consumer driven, community based, non-residential organization, providing services since 1978. Our Center reaches five counties throughout Northeast Florida, including: Duval, Baker, Clay, Nassau, and St Johns. The Center stands as Jacksonville’s leading cross-disability based organization, providing Continue reading

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In honor of Black History Month

In honor of Black History Month, I’m about to blow your mind by telling you about the most badass historical figure you never learned about in school. If you have heard of him, then you probably already know who I’m about to say. If you haven’t, you’re not going to believe that nobody ever told you about this guy. I’m talking about Robert Smalls.

Robert Smalls was born into slavery on a South Carolina plantation. Continue reading

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Creating an Optimal Learning Environment for Your Child with Autism

Having a basic understanding of autism can help parents and caregivers design both physical and social environments that can support children in their learning process. Below is a brief overview of some of the research about the brains of people with autism. Then you’ll find five easy and practical tips that you can use to create an optimal learning environment at home.

Autism Basics

Autism is a pervasive developmental disorder of brain functioning that is Continue reading

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