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Archive for August, 2017

September is National Preparedness Month – Are you Ready?

Emergencies can happen at a moment’s notice. Mobility, hearing, learning, or seeing disabilities can create specific needs that individuals must address to be able to respond to an emergency. Ask yourself some basic questions: Do you regularly need assistance with personal care, such as bathing and grooming? What will you do if water service is […]


Para-Athletic Wellness Program – Fall Schedule of Activities

The YMCA of Kanawha Valley has announced it upcoming schedule of athletic activities for individuals with disabilities in the greater Charleston area, and they invite you to join in! Golf. Archery. Swimming. Tennis. If you have thought about trying one of these sports or are just looking at ways to be more physically active, plan […]

Posted in: Recreation

Therapeutic Horsemanship Center Open House and Jamboree

On Eagles’ Wings Therapeutic Horsemanship center in Fairmont invites everyone to attend its Open House & Jamboree on Sunday, September 24 from 1:00 – 5:00 p.m. at their facility at 371 Opekiska Ridge Road. There will be plenty of activities for the whole family, including the chance to meet the horses!  Barn tours are at 1:30 and 2:30, […]

Posted in: Recreation

Learn to Ride the Bus!

Kevin is 34 years old and uses a wheelchair for mobility.  Before moving to Morgantown, he lived in Baltimore and was accustomed to using public transportation to get around the urban community. As a local resident, Kevin used the transportation services at In Touch and Concerned to get to medical appointments but had trouble finding […]

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