The Rapidian

occupational therapy

COAST program brings together community members, students to increase understanding, advocacy for disability rights

by (Lizzie Kazmiers...)

Submitted 08-28-2018 under OPINION

Disability Advocates of Kent County is an organization specializing in a number of services to improve the lives of people with disabilities throughout the Grand Rapids area. In recent years they have partnered with Grand Valley State University...

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Disability Advocates' Adaptive Home Solutions helps resolve barriers to independent living

by (GRTV)

Submitted 05-17-2017 under NONPROFITS

In this week’s segment of GRTV’s NPO Showcase Sarah Harris, an occupational therapist from Disability Advocates of Kent County, shares some of the occupational therapy and adaptive home solutions they provide to...

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Every Child Deserves Commendation: Comprehensive Therapy Center Celebrates Students at Annual Read to Me Tea

by (CTCGR)

Submitted 05-07-2015 under NONPROFITS

After school on a Monday in late April, the Women’s City Club was full of children and parents excitedly milling around. The space was set up as an art gallery and activity center, with drawings up on poster board and craft supplies on tables...

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"Therapy and Fun" program improves literacy through play

by (Community Liter...)

Submitted 07-30-2014 under NONPROFITS

Where can you find kids counting recycled bottles, singing before snack time or barreling into stacks of cardboard boxes? Hint: it's the same place you'll find them practicing conversation skills, crawling through fabric tunnels and...

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