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HILLTOPPERS, Inc. DAY SERVICES

FACILITY BASED SERVICES
COMMUNITY BASED SERVICES
TRANSPORTATION SERVICES
SPECIAL EVENTS THROUGHOUT THE YEAR

FACILITY BASED SERVICES include individualized and group instruction in the areas of developmental skills, pre-vocational skills, communication skills, cognitive learning, cooking skills, daily living skills, exercise and range of motion therapy, community participation and more.   Facility based services may also include 1:1 services and other small groups.

daily living skills center
DAILY LIVING SKILLS CENTER:
Cooking, nutritional values, mealtime manners, laundry skills, personal hygiene, etc.
cognitive learning center
COGNITIVE LEARNING SKILLS CENTER:
Reading, writing, math, spelling, coin recognition, basic sign language, sensitivity and ethics, etc.

ARTS AND CRAFTS:   Holiday cards, thank you notes, get well cards and other educational and leisure time arts and crafts.

MULTI-MEDIA CENTER:   Computer skills, reading skills, proper telephone use and etiquette, functional library skills, etc.

VARIETY SHOP:   Gardening, fishing, sewing, quilting, etc.

SHELTERED WORKSHOP:   Service recipients are provided with local contract work when available and are paid a piece rate for their production as specified by time study.

PRE VOCATIONAL TRAINING:   Service recipients receive individual instruction in the areas of vocation training such as stuffing envelopes, sanding, sorting small parts, bolt/nut/washer assembly and other vocational activities that assist the person in following directional skills to become employed.

CHOIR PRACTICE:   Melodic/harmonic techiques, hand bells, music therapy, choral concerts, musicals, etc.

TRANSPORTATION:   Hilltoppers provides transportation to and from the person's home to the day center, community paricipation, medical appointments and other necessary places.

Hilltoppers sensory room
SENSORY ROOM:
Sensory stimulation (visual, physical, gravitational, etc.),
behavior management, relaxation, etc.
Motor skills development center
MOTOR SKILLS DEVELOPMENT CENTER:
Aerobics, mat exercises, ambulatory exercises, therapeutic exercise, range of motion, strength building
and confidence in mobility exercises.


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COMMUNITY BASED SERVICES - COMMUNITY AWARENESS:
Community awareness activities consist of but are not limited to the following:

    •  Current events - discussing local and world news
    •  Food/Coat drives
    •  Writing letters to the Armed Forces
    •  Touring City and County establishments
    •  Projects to assist others in disasters
    •  Learning survivor words
    •  Building relationships in the community - Making hats for Bread Of Life Mission
    •  Community involvement - volunteering - Visiting nursing homes & hospitals
    •  Making parade floats
    •  Recognizing highway, emergency and survival signs
    •  Learning to use local resources such as utilities, banks, library, recreational facilities, etc.

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TRANSPORTATION:   Hilltoppers provides transportation to and from the person's home to the day center, community participation events, medical appointments and other necessary places.



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SPECIAL EVENTS: Programs, events and celebrations occur throughout the year:

Mardi Gras dance and meal
St. Patrick's Day festivities
Easter party and egg hunt
Spring concert at the Palace Theatre
Knights of Columbus Fisherman's Club
Swim party at the 4-H Center
Cumberland County Fair
Independence Day program
Labor Day party
Halloween Hoedown
Thanksgiving meal
Knights of Columbus Christmas party

Valentine's Day dance
Special Olympics bowling
Earth Day festivities
Hawaiian luau
Memorial Day program
Knights of Columbus picnic
Service recipient appreciation day
Camp week at Clyde York 4-H Center
Columbus Day skit
Veterans' Day activity
Holiday program at the Palace Theatre

Special Olympics parade
THE SPECIAL OLYMPICS IS A HIGHLIGHT OF THE YEAR

Fun at the county fair
ALL ENJOYED THEIR DAY AT THE COUNTY FAIR

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