A TASTE OF INCLUSION CENTER

                                    PRESENTATIONS BY OUR OWN GROUP

  meditation             review of books


  acting            living independently


 working, as a person with a disability        

 my trip to Haiti 


technology             piano


emergencies        my art        dance steps


augmentative communication                


 living with a head injury


my business                 violin

         

 accessibility videos          making a video   

 


ON-GOING ACTIVITIES

                                creating our own board games               


                          art of all sorts                 pumpkin carving 


                                choreographing our own music videos  

              
creating presentations about disabilities for the public

writing stories and books
                 
discussions on numerous topics
                
signing (ASL) to songs
                                
          organizational meetings                  

making Inclusion Center cards, signs, banners

 laughing so very much           dance 
   
           focused discussions              

advocacy in our community         

          


AT INCLUSION CENTER WE ANSWERED THESE QUESTIONS.......


WHAT IS INCLUSION CENTER

drop in center 

nonprofit 

educational

diverse group 

very inclusive

fun for all ages and abilities 

can-do attitude 

entertaining 

a happy place 

safe place 

welcoming 

unique 

an experience 

an adventure 

easy going 

creative 

caring 

requiring focus 

supportive



WHO PARTICIPATES AND HOW

everyone in some way. 

I do! 

everyone who wants to 

no mandatory activities 

people part with a good attitude 

by being sassy 

in accordance with ones abilities, inclinations and desires



WHAT WOULD YOU LIKE TO DO AT INCLUSION CENTER

wear a crown not a gown 

disabilities prom 

disability pride march and events 

field trip 

picnic 

praise and awards for stores and programs in our area to cultivate inclusive community

awards for participants

 pins for each year 

guide to accessible Brattleboro 

treasure hunt 

paper mache 

satellites 



WHAT DRAWS YOU TO INCLUSION CENTER

friends 

making friends 

socialize 

gets you out of the house 

because others don't mind if I dress as a nut.

sass 

tolerant environment 

learning new stuff 

wanting to improve my world

 I like it

 I enjoy it 

I bring clients because it's a safe, tolerant place where you're accepted by peers 

feeling welcome even on hard days 

acceptance at all times



        PRESENTATIONS BY PEOPLE IN OUR COMMUNITY
      guide dogs        fire fighting        healing music

      voting       art

        meditation       internet safety 

           life & disability in Cameroon       jazz music

      community

 justice      healthy relationships        police 

     disability law    

               what is the ADA          therapy rabbits
         
       living with disability



WORK BEYOND OUR SESSIONS

Created a Mural at Latchis Theater


Taught the public about disability related issues through Posters, handouts, conversations, and disability awareness activities


Handed out 'Knock for Assistance' Stickers to local stores


Attend ADA meetings


Created videos on wheelchair accessibility and a video series called Everyday People. All videos are on youtube.


Attend and Speak at Public meetings