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Technology Gives Me More Independence

Read more...Hi my name is Kate Eastabrook. I am writing this good news story.

A few months ago I would have had someone type this for me. On July 10 and 11 I went to Ottawa with my parents and a staff member of CLP.  The highlight of my trip was bringing home my new computer.

This computer uses eye gaze technology. I am able to email, go on Facebook, YouTube and the Internet.

It has made me more independent. It can be frustrating sometimes but I love it!

Stephanie discovers something new and tests her limits!

Read more...Stephanie Smith found Treetop Trekking on the internet and was so excited about trying it; she could hardly contain her excitement. She made the arrangements on the internet independently.
On the day she went the weather was rainy and wet throughout, but no amount of rain was going to keep Stephanie from this new experience.
Luckily though, the rain stopped long enough for Stephanie to trek the trees.  And she had a great time...

Calvin Is Connected to His Community

Read more...Calvin is trying out new things in his community.  Recently through Connex (a Community Living Peterborough image002.jpgday program that offers activities in the community), he had the opportunity to try his hand at axe throwing!  Axe throwing is a new activity here in Peterborough, and Calvin really enjoyed it!  He even got a bullseye!...

Nancy Explores Her Neighbourhood

Read more...Nancy realized she had never been to the Visitor Centre at the famous Peterborough Lift Lock, which is only a few blocks from her home. So, taking one Saturday afternoon, Nancy and staff ventured there. During the tour, Nancy learned about the history of the Lift Lock, how it was built and about the many other Lift Locks around Ontario...

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