We’d like to introduce you to Linda Toth, who is in her fifth year with LADD as a Community Supported Living direct support professional. Linda’s LADD days are spent with Joe Wenning, assisting him in strengthening his skills including reading and communication, expanding his life experiences, and connecting with others that can lead toward employment… Read more »
Posts Categorized: Community Supported Living
We found this campaign after seeing the CBS report on how Iceland is eradicating Down Syndrome through genetic testing and abortion, and wanted to share it through our social network. The photo is of our Annie Callan, someone whom we are very proud to have in our LADD family. She lives independently and contributes… Read more »
With all of their diverse backgrounds and talents, one thing that our team of staff share is their passion for their work. This is so much more than a job to them. It is about the impact of one caring human being on another, and the power to strengthen lives. We are so proud to… Read more »
At LADD, we believe opportunity to live independently in a community where we are embraced and welcomed is a basic human right. Matt has been a resident at our Geier Apartments for 15 years. It is great to include him as part of our LADD family!
Each last Wednesday evening of every month, our training room fills with adults who we know and love, community members who are living, learning, connecting and contributing every day. In our Independent Resident Council, we talk about information and events important to them; and then everyone has an opportunity to share news about their life…… Read more »
There is a proverb that reminds us, “The only difference between stumbling blocks and stepping stones is the way we use them.” At LADD, we see obstacles and challenges as opportunities to learn, and strengthen our resilience. We teach, support and encourage individuals to grow wings, and live the kind of independence that gives their… Read more »
We have such a dedicated team here at LADD. Eric Sunderman is among us, beginning his LADD career in November 2010 as a direct support professional before his promotion in May, 2015, to program coordinator for our Community Supported Living. We asked him why he enjoys what he does. This is what he told us…. Read more »