TROY Riverside consumers would like to help get readers in the holiday spirit by revealingflaunting a few of their recent art work. Citizens from throughout the county have actually developed pieces to bring in the holiday season adding a little happiness to a currently satisfying season.
Riverside Developmental Disabilities is Miami Countys regional board of developmental specials needs.
Riversides objective is to empower individuals with developmental specials needs to live, work and play as full members of our neighborhood. Riversides vision is to build a community that supports and values people of all abilities. The organization provides service coordination and financing for a range of services including home and day-to-day living supports, adult day services, task training and transport. Riverside likewise offers case management, early intervention, physical/occupational and speech therapies, leisure activities, Unique Olympics programs, neighborhood housing coordination and other valuable services to individuals of all ages who have developmental specials needs.
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Maggie Bondurant, age 27, resides in Troy with her parents and brother or sisters.
A graduate of Troy High School, Maggie attends the Vision Mentors day program in Troy, where she operates the bailer in the recycling program and works at the front desk. Maggie also receives some supportive services for home and day-to-day living activities through a supplier assistant.
In her extraextra time, Maggie stays hectic with the Riverside/Miami County Special Olympics basketball group, swim group and is likewise a cheerleader.
She is also an active member of the Aktion Club service and leadership club, and gets involved in the Experiences in Advocacy program.
Corey Davis, age 27, lives in West Milton with his mother.
A graduate of Milton-Union High School, Corey participates in the With Open Hands day program 5 days a week, working on a large varietya variety of art projects. In addition to his deal with pencils, Corey delights in carving metal and leather, as well as is a tattoo artist.
His objective is to go to school to pursue a profession in broadcast and film, so he can finish a documentary based upon the book he is presently writing.
Jeri Jo Thomas
Jeri Jo Thomas, 35, lives in Piqua with her household and has received services through Riverside considering that she was 16 years of ages.
With her passion for painting, steadfast determination, and support from her service providerprovider, Jeri Jo took a trip to Florida for a three-week training course to end up being a Qualified Ross Instructor, called after the late painter Bob Ross who hosted the long-running Delight of Painting PBS television program.
She teaches classes through Riversides Recreation Department on a routine basis, sharing her present with numerous others.
Kristiferlee Owens, age 26, has cerebral palsy, which needs him to be a bit more imaginative with his painting technique.
He began painting a number of years ago and tried to use his mouth. However through trying various techniques, he found he felt more comfy and was more successful when he used a paintbrush attachedconnected to a band wrapped around his head.
Kris is enthusiastic about painting, and does commissioned paintings when requested.
He currently lives in West Milton with assistance through a supplier for house and daily living services, and is excitedaspires to turn his enthusiasm for art into a career.
Richard Peters is 22 years old and transitioned into REM day programming from Tipp City High School.
Richard attends REMs Adult Day Service program in Troy, Monday through Friday and takes pleasure in lots of variousseveral aspects that are provided. He likewise receives support services for home and everyday living activities through a supplier who assists him.
Beyond recreational activities and artwork, Richard enjoys volunteering within the community. Richard has invested many days at the regional Re-Store helping shop staff preparing products to be offered within the store. Richard has also enjoyed his time volunteering at Richards Chapel Soup Kitchen area in Troy.
Megan Nicholl is a Piqua homeowner who invests 2 days a week at REM day services in Troy, socializingfraternizing her peers as well as using her imagination in the art program. She also receives assistance services for house and everyday living activities through a service provider assistant.
Megan is a strong support within the community offering her time at Richards Chapel in the soup kitchen area.
Megan takes pleasure in all types of art work, and particularly delights in developing holiday wreaths.