Unique community for adults with developmental disabilities opens

(Vancouver, WA) July 9, 2016 – As children with developmental disabilities age, their parents are faced with the challenge of how to care for them as they also grow older and encounter their own health issues. A unique new community for adults with developmental disabilities offers a solution. Stephen’s Place is a not-for- profit community… Read More

Interview with Ellen Stumbo

We recently had the honor of interviewing advocate for children with disabilities and founder of Disability Matters, Ellen Stumbo. When her daughter was diagnosed with Downs Syndrome, Ellen struggled with coming to terms with the news. She then found one of the strongest voices in our community and uses it to educate people about the beauty… Read More

Kuni Auto Group Sold to Holman Automotive

The Stephen’s Place community baked up a special thank you in support of Kuni Automotive. The Kuni Auto Group recently sold to Holman Automotive. The brand will still operate under the same name and Kuni employees will be able to continue to work for the dealerships. To celebrate the sale, our residents got together to bake and deliver… Read More

Our New Therapeutic Garden

May was a busy and exciting time for the Stephen’s Place garden club. Led by our Therapeutic Gardening Program Coordinator Jolie Donohue, our hardworking volunteers Lara and Michele removed and transplanted several shrubs and ornamental grasses to make room for our new therapeutic garden. Garden club participants assisted with removing weeds and spreading compost. We also planted seeds for… Read More

The Orange Pomander

Activities for Developmentally Disabled Adults   Winter in the pacific northwest means citrus season! Last week in garden club, our Stephen’s Place family did a citrus plant study by sampling several citrus fruits including: Heirloom Navel orange, Blood Orange, Cara Cara orange, Page tangerine, and Satsuma mandarin. As part of our study, we made fragrant… Read More