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Canvas & Cabernet, May 5th

Don’t Wait! Reserve your CANVAS & CABERNET seat & support DEC today!

Friday, May 5, 2017 6pm-9pm 
with Karen Schuch, Owner & Master Artist, Beer and a Brush

Now is the time to reserve your seat for this fun experience. Not only will you enjoy wine and music while our master artist, Karen Schuch, guides you in creating a masterpiece on canvas, but you’ll support DEC’s programs and build community spirit.

You’ll have the chance to win enticing dollar raffles, meet other DEC supporters, and get to take home your painting at the end of the evening. Rest assured, no painting experience is required to participate!

Seating is limited to just 50 people and the event is just two weeks away, so don’t delay. Thanks to the generous donation from Union Hills Family Dentistry, the first 20 tickets are just $25 each! RSVP today to reserve your Canvas & Cabernet spot.

Purchase Tickets

 

Can’t attend but still want to make a donation? Please call DEC at (602) 993-5153 or use our convenient online donation form here.

CANVAS & CABERNET FAQ’s

Making memories one canvas at a time

Karen will guide you step by step to make sure you take home your very own masterpiece. If you are an experienced painter, you will be free to improvise as much as you want.

Q: What do I wear?
A: We use acrylic paint which is not washable. We provide aprons, but suggest you dress comfortably in clothing that can get a little paint on it.

Q: Can I BYOB? What about food?
A: We will provide the wine and appetizers.  

Q: What time should I arrive?
A: The time listed on the calendar for the event allows for 15 minutes to check in and get settled (example: a 5:45pm event time means the painting begins at 6:00pm). Arriving early gives you ample time to find your seat, grab your wine, and settle in.

Q: What is included in the price?
A: Paint, canvas, brushes, aprons, instruction, a great atmosphere and a whole lot of fun!

Respite Care and Habilitation Provider (West Valley)

Developmental Enrichment Centers is a non-profit organization serving children and adults with both center-based and in-home care services. We are currently seeking experienced and caring individuals to provide in-home care services. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

The ideal provider is able to understand, support and implement the goals/objectives in the client’s Individual Service Plan (ISP). Additionally, develop, support and implement purposeful and age appropriate scheduled activities in keeping with the goals/objectives. Assist the individual to attain or maintain safe and sanitary living conditions and/or maintain personal cleanliness, and activities of daily living. All employees are expected to acknowledge and practice Developmental Enrichment Centers Core Values

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Direct Care Worker

DEC is currently seeking caring and self-motivated individuals to assist children and adults with development disabilities to learn essential life skills. Available positions in our Direct Care Worker program include our Adult Program and Summer Children’s Program. The adult program offers full-time flexible scheduling while the children’s program is seasonal, through June and July, with both full and part-time positions available. The summer program provides a great opportunity for teachers, students, and other paraprofessionals. Interested seasonal candidates are further encouraged to inquire about regular employment positions at the conclusion of the summer session.

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Direct Service Provider: In-Home Care

Respite provides short-term care to relieve the un-paid caregiver. This service includes supervision of the individual while meeting their social, emotional, and physical needs. Services provided may consist of assistance with prescribed medications, providing necessary first aide, meal preparation, and transportation support. Habilitation is a provision of intervention that supports developmental skills, behavior intervention, and sensory motor development, and is designed to maximize the functional skills of the individual served. Assistance clients with self-care skills, mobility, and daily activities. Understand, support and implement the goals/objectives in the consumer’s Individual Service Plan (ISP). Additionally, develop, support and implement purposeful and age appropriate scheduled activities in keeping with the goals/objectives set in each consumer’s ISP.

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Direct Support Provider: Center Based Care

Assistance clients with self care skills, mobility, and daily activities. Understand, support and implement the goals/objectives in the consumer’s Individual Service Plan (ISP). Additionally, develop, support and implement purposeful and age appropriate scheduled activities in keeping with the goals/objectives set in each consumer’s ISP.

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Your Child’s Hearing Loss: What Parents Need to Know

By Debby Waldman with Jackson Roush, Ph.D.

From a mother whose daughter has hearing loss, and an audiologist with more than twenty-five years of experience with deaf and hard-of-hearing children and their families, this comprehensive, volume offers parents what they need to know – from day-to-day practical solution to technical information and emotional support. Available from The Berkley Publishing Group.

When You Worry About the Child You Love: Emotional and Learning Problems in Children

By Edward Hallowell

This compassionate book provides an overview of a number of special needs and personality variations in young children. Dr. Hallowell presents concrete information in a parent friendly manner. An excellent book for parents who wonder if their child has an emotional or psychological disability. This is also recommended for parents who are in the early stages of understanding the various special needs labels.

When Your Child Has a Disability

By Mark L. Batshaw, M.D.

If you are the parent of a child who has multiple special needs or are looking for a scholarly and readable introduction to children’s disabilities, then When Your Child Has a Disability is a “must read” resource. Relevant and reliable, it is the most comprehensive overview for parents of children with special needs that has been published to date.