We’re in the business

of Amazing People!

 

 

 

Maximizing self-sufficiency and enriching the quality of life
for individuals with disabilities since 1967.

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CHANGE A LIFE

Our vision is to create a fully integrated community where life for persons with developmental disabilities is valuable, purposeful and fulfilling.

THANK YOU TO THESE DONORS WHO RECENTLY
SUPPORTED INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES!

Pillars of Potential

Adults with disabilities deserve more than just a safe place to interact with peers. OE is committed to providing the most engaging and specialized day programming available to the people we serve. More than 350 adults enjoy curriculum components each week such as art, cooking, music, reading, science, and technology all designed to increase self-sufficiency, enrich the quality of their lives, and help men and women with disabilities reach their fullest potential.

Art

Art teaches skills in a wide variety of art mediums. Includes lessons on specific artists. Basic skills are taught and built upon with successive projects.

Music

Music explores the many genres of music. Rhythm, movement, singing, and playing instruments introduces a variety of artists, music styles, and provides creative outlets.

Cooking

Cooking teaches basic cooking tasks to increase self-sufficiency. Nutrition and making healthy food choices are top priorities.

Reading

Reading explores interactive activities such as reading and writing, choosing a book, discussing, expressing opinions of short passages, and storytelling.

HIRE OUR AMAZING PEOPLE

By hiring an OE client, you are helping change the lives of adults with disabilities.

Manipulative

Manipulatives utilize color, texture, weight, and size focusing on fine fine and gross motor skills, dexterity, recognition, and matching..

Technology

Technology utilizes computers and tablets to help clients develop fine motor skills, cognitive and reasoning skills, and auditory processing. Learning the ins and outs of technology also fosters independence and enables access to the outside world.

Science

Science examines scientific concepts through hands on experimentation to teach and connect science to real life experiences.

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