Day for developmentally disabled Sept. 1
With three presentations, the West Intergenerational Center will be among eight sites around Colorado Springs hosting free activities for the first-time Developmental
Disabilities Awareness (DDA) Day Friday, Sept. 1.
DDA Day “is an effort to raise community awareness about people with developmental disabilities and how they can and do contribute to our community,” explains a press release from Jackie Corley of the Arc of the Pikes Peak Region. The Arc, which has a thrift store in the Uintah Gardens shopping center, provides assistance and education for the developmentally disabled.
West's presentations will be as follows:
Another of the agencies involved in DDA Day is the Westside-based Goodwill Industries of Colorado Springs.
A full list of event activities and locations throughout Colorado Springs is available at www.tre.org.
From a press release