Ann Storck Center of Broward County offers a free virtual seminar on April 23, 2021 called Hot Topics in Developmental Disabilities.
Our friends at the Ann Storck Center, the oldest non-profit in Broward County serving the disability community, is hosting a free virtual seminar called Hot Topics in Developmental Disabilities, featuring speaker on, among other things:
- Behavior therapy
- Occupational therapy and sensory
- Speech therapy
- Navigating transition and IEPs vs. 504 plans
- Guardianship and special needs trusts
- Keynote by ABC News Correspondent and Author, Linsey Davis
You can find more information here: annstorckcenter.org/hottopicsseminar
How does the Ann Storck Center help the disability community?
The Ann Storck Center accommodates 96 permanent residents and serves more than 300 clients daily through an array of critical care, learning and ability focused programs across two distinct campuses in Fort Lauderdale and Pembroke Pines.
Ann Storck Center is more than a place to care for and assist individuals of all ages with developmental disabilities in their discovery of ability and building independence. It is a thriving community. Its talents, resources and programs encompass a broad spectrum of residential, educational, nutritional, therapeutic, artistic, transportation and critical care services. Beneficiaries are derived from low to extremely low income situations, span the newborn to elderly population and are incredibly diverse.
Specializing in one-on-one engagement that is prescriptive and individualized, they devise ground-breaking, life-changing, award-winning programs that influence the entire landscape for those living with disabilities, as well as their able-bodied, able-minded counterparts. Such innovations have earned national merit and recognition and are impressive and inspiring from any perspective. They encourage and foster a robust and diverse support network including staff advocates, parents, guardians, teachers, therapists, donors and community partners who assert to design the most inspired programming imaginable to promote the highest level of independence possible. The outstanding end result… our beloved beneficiaries are free to express and exercise choice, a hallmark of our methodology and approach in caring for this population.
The Center boasts nearly 300 dedicated employees, a majority of whom have been with the organization 20 plus years. They hold this up as the greatest testament to our lasting impact on the community and the lives of those they serve.