July 25th, 2016

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Vanway’s Summer Travel Tips

Summer is the time of vacations. And that can mean everything from a staycation to jetsetting across the globe, but it’s the summer road trip that is most common. As in, most of us set out for summer trips and vacations by car. In fact, according to Statistic Brain, 91% of summer trips will be [...]

July 20th, 2016

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Learning On-The-Go This Summer

The Time is Now! Have you ever wished you could communicate more effectively? Or wondered how to best support an individual with Autism Spectrum Disorder? Or wanted to be better at using Microsoft Excel? Things tend to slow down during the summer months, making this a great time to try something new, set a goal [...]

July 19th, 2016

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Summertime Fun for All Abilities

With the beautiful weather upon us it’s time to get out there and really enjoy it. People of all abilities can have an incredible summer, so grab your sunscreen, some extra water, a big floppy hat and your WOW! Magic, and get ready to hear about some fun and accessible places to really live it [...]

July 13th, 2016

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The Great American Training Campout

The National Wildlife Federation is challenging the country to take on the #Campout2016 pledge to get outside and connect with nature. It’s all part of a summer-long celebration of camping. Our Residents and Colleagues of Specialized Housing happily took the pledge. On a weekend in late June, we pulled out the tents, sleeping bags, lanterns, and [...]

July 11th, 2016

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July 10th, 2016

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Life Matters Awards Gala in Neverland

Join us this fall for our annual Life Matters Awards Gala. Follow us to the second star to the right and straight on ‘til morning because we’re headed to Neverland! Upon arrival, you’ll experience all the WOW! Magic we have to offer, from awards and silent auctions to a huge 50/50 raffle and fabulous live [...]

July 6th, 2016

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June 30th, 2016

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ConGRADulations to Our Colleague Judy

Many of us wish we had the time and energy to go back to school and further our education. Judy Wachaga, a Colleague from Mass Ave., did more than just wish; she WOW!ed! Judy recently received her Certificate of Completion in the Direct Support Program in Human Services from Middlesex Community College. The training she [...]

June 27th, 2016

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Highfields Barbecue 2016

Earlier this month, Highfields held its annual barbecue to celebrate the all the accomplishments the youth have made this year. Both Colleagues and youth Residents helped in the preparation of the food and decorations. Different cultures were represented with Korean, Cambodian, and traditional American barbecue. There were burgers and hot dogs, kabobs and wraps, mac and [...]

June 20th, 2016

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Walk Your Way Fit

Summer is officially here and it’s a great time to get out and start walking. There are so many health benefits and, if you find a partner or a group to walk with, there are also many social benefits! Our Colleague Sue is a big advocate for the benefits of walking. She can often be [...]

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