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Advice You Won’t Find on WebMDⓇ

We at Fidelity House Human Services are thrilled to present the first article of a new series! These articles are designed to provide health-support advice for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families. The nurses at Fidelity House have found that proper medical care is extremely important to practice (and perfect) so that

Asperger’s R Us

We recently took a group of residents to see the FIRST EVER comedy troupe formed by people with Asperger’s syndrome, “Asperger’s R Us”. The group believes strongly in the positive aspects of their condition and uses their performances to raise awareness of autism rights. Yet they have stated that they would “much rather (the audience)

Have a Great Weekend!

Just received this awesome picture of one our residents attending a Pats game! We hope everyone is feeling THIS Patriotic about the weekend ahead

Proud of You, Juan!

We are excited to announce the citizenship of our resident, Juan Tavares! Program Director Veronica Ramirez went above and beyond to help Juan through the process. Now Juan is eligible for supplemental security income and can proudly call himself a US citizen.

Thank You to All Our Donors

Bill and Joyce Cummings were featured in today’s issue of the Boston Globe for their unbelievable philanthropy. Fidelity House recently received a grant of $100k from the Cummings Foundation and is incredibly grateful for their generosity and the generosity of all our donors! In the words of Joyce Cummings, ‘It’s not the amount that you give,

Great News: Affordable Housing Project Funded

We are delighted to announce that Fidelity House Human Services has been awarded a grant of $100,000 from the Cummings Foundation. The grant will be used to develop new housing models for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Board chair Andrew Novelline, says “this grant is fantastic news. We are grateful to the Cummings Foundation

Nurses Week 2017

Nurses Week is a great opportunity to take the time to celebrate and support the nurses in our life. Nurses are the heart and soul of Fidelity House Human Services! Today, we would like to recognize Beth Steele, MS, RN, CDDN, our VP of Health Services and Supported Home Care and Colleen Cumming, MS, RN,

April is National Minority Health Awareness Month

April is National Minority Health Awareness Month, a time when the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the U.S Department of Health and Human Services challenge workers in the health care field to confront the health disparities that affect minority groups. According to the CDC’s 2013 Health Disparities and Inequalities Report, examples of

Rainy day Fun!

Rainy days provide great opportunities for indoor fun! Whether you plan to have a movie day, or like to get creative with some hands on activities, here are some great ideas and resources for you that can easily be adapted for individuals living with intellectual and or developmental disabilities.  http://www.recreationtherapy.com/tx/txdd.htm https://www.pinterest.com/saxydi/activities-for-disabled-adults/ http://atwiki.assistivetech.net/index.php/20_Fun_Activities_for_Kids_with_Disabilities

Links & Lanes Fun-Raiser

Announcing new event! Friends, families, co-workers are forming 6 member teams for bowling or 4 member teams for High Definition Golf, all to raise money for people with disabilities. Come enjoy a scrumptious Buffet. Win Prizes, Awards, Raffles and much more. For more information please email: LinksandLanes@fidelityhhs.org