Group helps adults with disabilities adapt to the community

In January 2018, Grafton’s Adult Day Activities Program Team (ADAPT) was profiled in the Winchester Star. 

Anyone is just one severe accident away from needing organizations that provide behavioral, educational and employment opportunities for those with complex intellectual and developmental disabilities.

Some individuals are born with such disabilities, but others acquire them after traumatic brain injuries.

Locally, adults who need help have unwavering advocates in people like Bethany Deitz and Jessica Judd, who work for Grafton Integrated Health Network, a not-for-profit organization globally recognized for its innovative treatment of individuals with complex disabilities.

“I like to see all our adult clients continue to learn and develop skills,” Deitz, director of adult services, said. “The ultimate goal is to find employment for them.”

 

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