Aeroponic Gardens for LADACIN Clients

Gardening without soil – it sounds like an unbelievable concept! Today’s technology makes it not only possible, but easy and convenient. An Aeroponic Garden, or Tower Garden is a vertical growing system that allows you to grow up to 20 different plants in less than 3 square feet of space. LADACIN Network’s Schroth Center was the lucky recipient of two Aeroponic Gardens, received through a grant from the BlueClaws Foundation.

Aeroponics is ...

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LADACIN Children Receive the Gift of Adaptive Bicycles

Five children and adults with disabilities from LADACIN Network were the recipients of customized adapted bicycles, thanks to a donation from RallyCap Sports and the work of the McLindon Family Foundation. The unique collaboration of these three non-profits resulted in five individuals with complex needs receiving a gift they will never forget.

The customized bicycles were presented to four children and one ...

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Holiday Express comes to LADACIN

Both Lehmann and Schroth schools were lucky enough to be visited by Holiday Express this season and enjoyed a wonderful day of celebrating the holidays. At both locations, professional musicians and other adult volunteers led the group in carols and interactive songs and mingled with the children and adults in the audience. Their festive outfits and friendly, smiling faces were greeted with ...

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Santa Claus comes to Schroth School

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Santa came a little early to Schroth School on Thursday, Dec. 8th, accompanied by 31 student athletes from Monmouth University. This is the 18th year that the Monmouth students have come to deliver some holiday cheer to the children at Schroth, according to Associate Athletic Director of Academic Support Tom Bieber, who enjoyed his 9th year at the event. After ...

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Grainger Foundation Enhances Communication for Children and Adults

Many students and clients that attend LADACIN are non-verbal due to the nature of their disability. As you can imagine, the ability to communicate effectively opens up a new world for children and adults who have previously been unable to express themselves in meaningful ways. LADACIN’s augmentative library contains a myriad of devices that enable students and clients to communicate. Based on an individual’s motor skills touchscreens, electronic switches and head and chin pointers are all in use.  As technology advances, so ...

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