Carol McCulloch makes weekly visits to the Lutheran Family Services of Virginia Roanoke Day Support Program. She brings music, energy, and Charley the horse! Carol began working with individuals with disabilities by teaching piano. “In the past, I taught one of the girl’s piano lessons. That’s how it all started, and I fell in love […]Read More.
What do Alexander Bopp, Frankie Pickle and the crew of the spaceship Tunafish have in common? All are storybook characters in book series that kids simply love. And how could they not love books with titles like “Chomp of the Meat-Eating Vegetables,” or “Space Penguins-Meteor Madness,” or “Frankie Pickle and the Closet of Doom”? Students […]Read More.
When Stanley Cousins, Regional Manager at LFSVA’s Danville office, tried to think of a local business that might hire an adult with disabilities, one idea came to mind pretty quickly. Stanley’s son, James Cousins, owns the Abe Koplen Clothing store in downtown Danville. James met with Bryce Viernes, who is hearing impaired and receives in-home […]Read More.
When Michael received his diploma in 2014, he wanted what any high school graduate wants – a chance to be independent. He had been a member of his Maine high school swim team, prom king, and a church volunteer. However, achieving independence after high school was a challenge. Michael has autism. He has overcome many […]Read More.
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