Offering someone a meaningful day means supporting people with developmental disabilities to explore their interests and how they are connected to other people through those interests.
A meaningful day is about self-empowerment, learning, and developing skills, with a goal of helping people realize who they are, what they are capable of, and how they can connect with other people.
Even under the stay-at-home order, a meaningful day made up of planned and purposeful opportunities is possible. An important thing to remember is that these experiences should be goals bigger than just filling time.
Being at home can still offer the opportunity to
For ideas on how to help individuals with DD have a meaningful day during this Stay at Home period, visit: