Special Needs Exercises – Superman

Specialty Athletic Training brings special needs exercises to Stephen’s Place Ryan Lockard of Specialty Athletic Training will be partnering with us every week for videos on special needs exercises. For today, this is a fun core exercise that you can do at home. You can also tailor the name to your child’s interest as well… Read More

What You Might Be Missing If You’re Vegetarian

Ryan Lockard of Specialty Athletic Training discusses health tips a vegetarian diet. Did you know that 70% of Americans suffer from ailments related to their diet, which can be improved from following a vegetarian diet? Or that it takes approximately 2,500 gallons of water to produce just one pound of beef? There are several health… Read More

Stephen’s Place Exercises – Wall Presses

Stephen’s Place exercises brought to you in partnership with Specialty Athletic Training. Ryan Lockard will be pairing with us to do weekly Stephen’s Place exercises!  He will be giving us tips about fitness routines for individuals with developmental disabilities.  This move is great for those who are not able to do push-ups and need to… Read More

Special Needs Employment: Building Opportunities for All

Stephen’s Place works to create opportunities for special needs employment. As an Independent Apartment Community, we would go to the ends of the earth and back to help our residents feel fulfilled and capable. We offer a variety of means to support this. One area that often presents a challenge is in the area of… Read More

Last Minute Holiday Side Dishes

If you didn’t have enough time to prepare for that family dinner, here are some last minute holiday dish ideas. The holiday season is in full swing now and for most of us, that means lots of good, homemade food!  If you don’t have the time to prepare a 5 star meal for the family,… Read More

The History Of Santa

We all remember a time when we left cookies and milk on the hearth for Santa and waited all night to see if we could spot him coming down the chimney. It’s part of the magic of Christmas and the season of believing.  Here at Stephen’s Place, we make sure every one of our residents… Read More

7 Sensory Gift Ideas for the Holidays

Shopping for gifts can be hard, but here are some ideas for sensory presents that anyone can enjoy. The holidays bring a touch extra work to the already overpacked schedule of any parent/carer/human. We were thinking about these rather simple, yet very effective sensory gifts and thought we’d share. Large-piece Puzzles When you’re a person… Read More

Top 5 No-Bake Holiday Recipes

Christmas dishes can get complicated quickly, so here are some easy, no-bake holiday recipes to bring home this year. Every year around the holidays we start seeing more recipes for delicious Christmas treats, from easy cookies to intricate cakes.  We’d like to share some of the ones we found for this season, especially since they’re… Read More

5 Easy DIY No-Sew Halloween Costumes

Who says no-sew Halloween costumes aren’t creative and fun? Sometimes there’s no time to spare to make a Halloween costume.  With that in mind, here’s a list of fun, no-sew Halloween costumes you can quickly and easily make at home: 1. Bubblebath An easy and fun costume that you can put together with some white… Read More

8 No-Carve Pumpkin Ideas

If you can’t get your hands on a carving kit, never fear – no-carve pumpkin ideas are out there. It’s that time of year again.  We’ve been busy getting ready for fall, which includes tending to our autumn plants for Garden Club, tidying up the greenhouse before winter hits and our favorite — painting pumpkins!  This… Read More