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Understanding Attendant Care Services

At On Angel’s Wings, Inc., we understand that every individual has unique needs and that it can be overwhelming to understand all of the options available to them. That’s why we believe it is important to educate individuals and families on the full range of services available to them, including attendant care. Attendant care is […]

published at Saturday, January 28th, 2023

Understanding Residential Group Homes

If you’ve ever heard the phrase “group home” and wondered what it means, you’re not alone. Group homes are a type of residential care facility that provides support services to individuals in need. Group homes have many benefits, both for the individual with special needs and his or her family or caretakers. Let’s dive into […]

published at Sunday, December 18th, 2022

What is Respite Care and How Can It Benefit You?

If you’re feeling overwhelmed with the care of a family member, respite care services may be the perfect solution for you. Respite care provides a temporary break from the responsibility of caring for a loved one, allowing caregivers to take a much-needed break while still providing their loved one with the quality care they need. […]

published at Tuesday, November 15th, 2022

Understanding Special Needs

Everyone has unique needs and abilities, so it is important to recognize that special needs can vary greatly. Special needs can refer to physical, mental, or developmental disabilities that require additional support and assistance. These challenges may range from physical impairments that limit mobility to learning difficulties such as dyslexia or ADHD. It is essential […]

published at Sunday, October 30th, 2022

How to Explain Special Needs to Children

It can be a difficult conversation to explain special needs to children. As parents, we want our kids to understand the world around them and be able to recognize differences in other people without making assumptions. But how do we do that without making the conversation uncomfortable? By following these simple steps, you will be […]

published at Wednesday, September 21st, 2022

Benefits of Special Needs Services

Support services help people with special needs get access to resources, support, and even new skills. The proper support services enable people to live happier and more independent lives. There are a variety of special needs services available to individuals, from assisted living, residential group homes, medical care, respite services, and more. The type of […]

published at Sunday, August 21st, 2022

Selecting the Right Group Home for Your Loved One

Caring for an individual with special needs is an incredibly rewarding experience. However, without the right resources and support systems, it is possible to become burned out from your caregiving duties. That’s why many families turn to residential group homes for special needs individuals. In group homes, there is always a trained caregiver on duty […]

published at Saturday, July 23rd, 2022

Summertime Activities for Special Needs Individuals

The summer is great for relaxing and enjoying time with loved ones and friends. Summer may be difficult for parents of kids with special needs, even when the weather is on their side. Parents have a lot of free time to fill when school is out, hopefully with some enjoyable activities.  Fortunately, there are several […]

published at Saturday, June 18th, 2022

Helping Individuals with Special Needs Stay Active

Staying active both physically and mentally is important for every individual. But this can be challenging to achieve with individuals who have physical, cognitive, or behavioral disabilities. It’s important to have plans for these individuals so that they may participate in leisure and recreational activities on a daily basis. Doing so will not only help […]

published at Wednesday, May 18th, 2022

Spring Activities for Kids with Special Needs

Spring is finally here! For some parts of the country, this means the snow has finally melted and flowers are starting to bloom. But for those in the Southwest, this means we’re just getting closer to hot summer temperatures. But no matter where you live, spring is a great time to get outdoors and enjoy […]

published at Thursday, April 21st, 2022