Thursday, March 20, 2014

Wonderful artists of TCH

I became aware of The Centers for Habilitation (TCH) when looking for workers with special needs to fold and package our Paper Clouds Apparel gear. When I took a tour of this amazing facility and got to spend time with the members that attend and work there I wanted to help them in any way I could. TCH provides services that support, care for and empower children and adults with developmental and physical disabilities. Services improve the quality of life, alleviate barriers to independence, and help Arizonans of all ages to reach their full potential.

TCH takes pride in their continuing emphasis on finding new and relevant ways to meet the needs of individuals with disabilities while promoting their independence and self-determination. Their dedicated and caring staff works to encourage consumers to make their own choices, gain confidence and control over their own lives, improve their abilities, and overcome barriers to quality living.

(Members of TCH working hard folding our shirts)

Now I want you to meet the amazing artists that created the designs on our current line of Paper Clouds Apparel products;

                Theresa is kind and gentle. She likes to dance and listen to all kinds of music, and loves to sing along to “Take Me Home, Country Road” by John Denver. She enjoys going to the mall and short walks in the park and feeding the ducks. She also likes to have her nails done and wear pretty necklaces and bracelets. She likes to have long conversations with her staff and likes to give hugs.

(The talented Theresa)

                Alex is a 23 year-old loving young lady. She enjoys interacting with her peers and staff. She enjoys going for a walk and playing with her toy keys. She listens to Disney songs on her MP3 player and makes silly sound gestures, laughing along with her peers.  Alex is very affectionate and loves getting attention from everyone around her, she’s quite the princess.

 (The angelic Alex)

                Amy is 31 years-old, very vocal and is a high spirited young woman. She loves to sing all day long. Her playlist includes “Twinkle Twinkle Little Star”, “Old McDonald Had a Farm”, and “London Bridge”. Amy is full of life and is always smiling. She enjoys playing and listening to her Casio Keyboard. She also enjoys being outside relaxing on a mat while listening to the sounds around her and long walks in the park.

(The amazing Amy)

I hope you will show these amazing friends of our some love and support TCH. They are changing lives in so many ways and could use our help. Thank you so much for taking the time to read this and hope you will share their stories with all your friends. We love you all so much :)

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