Activities for Adults with Developmental & Intellectual Disabilities in Arizona

Arizona, known for its striking desert landscapes, vibrant cities, and a rich tapestry of cultural influences, is home to a diverse range of activities that cater to individuals of all abilities. For adults with developmental and intellectual disabilities (D/ID), it’s vital to have opportunities for socialization, recreation, and skill-building that can foster personal growth and […]

published at Thursday, October 5th, 2023

10 Fall Activities to Do with Your Special Needs Loved One

Fall is a magical time of year. The leaves change colors, the air turns crisp, and there’s an undeniable sense of renewal. For individuals with special needs, engaging in seasonal activities can be both therapeutic and joyous. Below are ten fall activities that are accessible, fun, and can be tailored to suit various needs. Leaf […]

published at Thursday, September 14th, 2023

Important Things to Know When Taking Care of a Special Needs Person

Caring for someone with special needs can be a deeply fulfilling experience, but it also comes with its own set of challenges and responsibilities. The term “special needs” covers a wide range of conditions – from physical disabilities to cognitive impairments and beyond. Whether you’re a parent, sibling, friend, or caregiver, understanding the unique needs […]

published at Tuesday, August 8th, 2023

10 Fun Summer Activities for Special Needs Adults in Arizona

Summers in Arizona are beyond hot, as most of us know. It can make it difficult to find fun, enjoyable activities to do when you are restricted to activities at certain times of the day. Summer can still be a rewarding time for special needs adults to engage in various activities that are both enjoyable […]

published at Thursday, July 6th, 2023

What are Adult Day Programs?

Raising a special needs individual comes with a unique set of challenges that can be emotionally, physically, and financially draining for families or caregivers. These challenges can include managing medical and therapy appointments, adapting to changing needs, and providing constant support and care. This can be especially difficult for families or caregivers who work outside […]

published at Wednesday, March 22nd, 2023

The Importance of Vocational Job Training

What is vocational job training?  Vocational job training is a form of education that prepares individuals for specific job roles or industries. For individuals with special needs, vocational job training can be a vital resource that helps them develop the necessary skills and knowledge to secure meaningful employment and live more independently. Vocational job training […]

published at Saturday, February 11th, 2023

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