Happy #ThankfulThursday! Today we are highlighting LoveLane horse therapy. They provide physical and cognitive therapy to children with disabilities… like Jack! Check out our Annual Report in a few months for more of Jack’s story
“Without the tickets you provided us, my girls would not have been able to experience Canobie Lake and I wouldn’t have had the immense joy to see Sabrina so happy to do something other kids get to do!” We received a very thankful email from Dawn Buono whose daughters were able to attend our Canobie
Happy Thankful Thursday everyone! Today we want to highlight FHHS employee, Kenny! As part of a new initiative from Top Notch Scholars, he has donated his time to helping lower-income children and families by offering free hair cuts for the start of school.
Keeping Good Medical Records For people with intellectual and physical disabilities, who may not be able to describe their symptoms, keeping good medical records at home is essential for a number of reasons: Many different specialists might be involved in their care and interdisciplinary communication doesn’t always happen. Important information can be lost if the
One day, as Roberta rolled out of the house to go shopping, her wheelchair slipped off the side of the ramp, tipped over, and Roberta fell on the ground. Her caregiver checked her over, Roberta said that nothing hurt, and she was lifted back into her wheelchair. The next day, her lower legs were swollen
Donna Gignilliat, a long-time member of Fidelity House, passed away on July 9th. She was 65 years old. Donna grew up in Worcester and was a longtime volunteer with her mother at St. Francis Home and the Worcester Girls’ Club. She was a former member of St. Joseph Church. Through the love and care of
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
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)
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.