Category: Developmental

The Cooking Matters Program: Empowering Adults With Developmental Disabilities

As part of our Work Matters program, we joined together with Dare to Care's Cooking Matters Program to provide an opportunity for clients with developmental disabilities to learn a new skill and work towards independence.

National Foster Care Month: It Takes a Village

"It takes a village to raise a child" is an old African proverb that suggests that raising, teaching, and supporting a child is the whole community's responsibility.

Embracing a Better Foster Care System in Kentucky

Kentucky has taken the lead in embracing a new, family-centered approach to foster care. Rather than deferring to child removal in difficult family situations, Kentucky has switched course to provide services, outreach, and support that helps families stay together.

15 True Facts About Foster Care

The foster families that we work with are bettering lives, and these resilient youth can live happy successful lives! To dispel some of these myths, our therapeutic foster care team has put together a few real facts.

Developmental Disability Awareness Month (Fatou’s Story)

March is Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month! A time to raise awareness of the barriers that people with disabilities sometimes face and celebrate the contributions of people with intellectual and other developmental disabilities.

Pediatric Occupational Therapy Helps Children Improve Everyday Skills

The COVID-19 pandemic has taught us all the importance of living life to its fullest, and occupational therapy is one intervention that helps children who have everyday difficulties to develop the skills needed for independence and to live their best life.

Helping Robin Maintain His Independence

At Seven Counties Services, we help people with developmental and intellectual disabilities embrace their independence and empower them to achieve it in their daily lives.

Nick Thrives During Pandemic Through Support of Michelle P. Waiver

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed the way we live our lives and go about our day-to-day routines. Thirty-five-year-old Penick “Nick” Clark is dealing with it remarkably well with some adjustments and supports through Michelle P. Waiver, which he has through the developmental and intellectual disabilities program at Seven Counties Services.