LADACIN Students on the Move

Kids Move is a way to give children the opportunity to run their first “marathon”. However, instead of running 26.2 miles in one day they do it in 5 weeks!
The New Jersey Marathon has partnered with Nov Nordisk and their Get our Youth Moving Marathon (GYMM) to promote an initiative that encourages children to exercise. The goal of Kids Move is for children to run, walk, or move in their wheelchairs to complete the equivalent of 25 miles over ...

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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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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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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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Honored Contributors Recognized at LADACIN’s 35th Annual Rosebud Gala

 

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Several hundred people gathered at the Sheraton Eatontown on March 12th for LADACIN Network’s premier fundraising event, the Rosebud Gala. In addition to dining and dancing, the elegant evening included an award ceremony in which the Agency’s most prestigious partners are acknowledged.

Donations from TD Bank and TD Charitable Foundation have supported adults living in LADACIN group residences as well as pre-school children at LADACIN’s Give and Take Child Care and preschool facility. The Kennedy E. Kowalski Charitable Foundation has donated ...

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