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– Marc Molinaro, Dutchess County Executive

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ThinkDIFFERENTLY EVENTS

ThinkDIFFERENTLY 2020!

Happy and Healthy New Year!

 

We are finalizing our 2020 calendar and will be posting new ThinkDIFFERENTLY events soon! Check back often for updates and be sure to check out the community calendar for inclusive events for people of all abilities all around the county!

 

Thank you!

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Community Calendar ( List View )

January 20, 2020
  • Jump Therapy at Bounce! January 20, 2020  4:30 pm - 6:30 pm Bounce Trampoline Sports, 2 Neptune Rd, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601, USA

    Jump Therapy classes open to children of all abilities! Ages 2-20. $100 per class. Call (201) 794-7700 to register.

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Community Calendar ( Monthly View )

January 2020

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  • Immigrant Families Support Group
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  • Jump Therapy at Bounce!
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  • Jump Therapy at Bounce!
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  • LGBTQ & Ability Support and Discussion Group
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  • Immigrant Families Support Group
  • Parent Support Group-Center for Spectrum Services
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  • Special Education PTA - in Spanish
  • Special Education PTA meeting
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  • Jump Therapy at Bounce!
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  • Turning Over Stones: Employment and Resource Center-Introduction to Yoga
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  • Greystone Programs: Family Enrichment Night
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  • Turning Over Stones Employment and Resource Center-Introduction to LinkedIn
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  • Dream Catcher Yoga Workshop
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  • Turning Over Stones Employment and Resource Center: Interview Skill Building
  • Jump Therapy at Bounce!
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  • Immigrant Families Support Group
  • Connect!
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  • Turning Over Stones Employment and Resource Center: Boosting your Emotional Intelligence

ThinkDIFFERENTLY Moments

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100 Cups of Coffee

Chief of Police, Thomas Pape attended Dutchess County’s 100 Cups of Coffee at Taconic Resources for Independence and was inspired [ …Read More ]

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Verplanck Garden Club

Verplanck Garden Club at Stony Kill Farm’s Environmental and Education Center in Wappingers Falls, NY have been maintaining the Special [ …Read More ]

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Dr.  Joseph Bonanno receives award.

Dr Joseph Bonanno the Medical Director for both OPWDD Taconic Region and Arc of Dutchess was honored for his outstanding [ …Read More ]

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Coach Vincent and Jonathan “Superman” Brunot

Coach Vincent Del-Cid  is a CPA and has previously worked for JP Morgan.  Prior to meeting Jonathan “Superman” Brunot, he had [ …Read More ]

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Youth Soft Skills Empowerment & Hudson Cadillac

Emanuel Cordero, a vocational coordinator from  Youth Soft Skills Empowerment (YSSE) (left) met with Mike Mullaney, Dealer Principal (right) from [ …Read More ]

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Carnival Lion for the 2017 ThinkDIFFERENTLY Picnic

Elanor DeMan, a Roosevelt High School student and her father, Jayson DeMan created this fantastic ‘Carnival Lion’ as a bean [ …Read More ]

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Red Hook Library Creates “All Abilities Program Series”

Red Hook Public Library has created an All Abilities Program Series for families with special needs to gather and enjoy. The [ …Read More ]

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Universal Park Equipment

Congratulations to Sidney Scoralick, James Ryan and Ulises Olmedo. Special thanks to  their teacher Kimberly Sweck, Arlington High School, Teacher-Engineering and Cameron Tuller, a junior at the time, who helped  the team with the physical construction of the project. 

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