Monthly PPITT Meeting Notes November 2022

November 17th, 2022

PPITT Updates

  • PPITT account balance $1775
  • How to increase PPITT attendance
    • Current attendees to reach out to community agency to encourage monthly participation

Presenter/Guest Speaker

MaryAnn Cooper – Dungarvin

  • National Company in 15 States
  • Accept TRE and DHS Referrals
  • Services include Day Program, Transition, SLS, Residential Services, Paid Family Caregivers, Respite, Independent Living Apartment Program, Host Homes, Foster Care (CHRP Waiver)
  • CHRP Waiver-higher medical needs, nurse on staff

Agency Updates

  • Skills Academy
    • Hosting the PPITT Dance, Space, Food, Decorations and Music
      • Gives Culinary Vocational Team hands on experience
      • Menu will be gluten free BBQ Meatballs, GF & Dairy Free Dessert
  • D14
    • Agency Fair in Teller County (May 2023) 
  • A Cognitive Connection
    • Brain Injury Resource Directory 
    • Disability Connections – Secret Santa wish list by Dec 1st
    • Kickathon to raise money for athletes
  • Sterling Dumyon
    • International Competition- 6 trying out for Global Games in France
    • Our House has a team starting
    • Nov 26th Turkey Burn – Free
  • TRE- Ginger Stringer
    • Dec 10th, 10-12 Drive thru Santa, link on TRE Website
    • New Training Director- Parent Support Videos 
  • Goodwill- Maria
    • Supported Employment- Janitorial Services @ Schriever and Peterson
  • Autism Vision- Sharon Starkey
    • Dec 13 Gingerbread House making
    • Sponsoring 3 families for Thanksgiving
    • 7-8 Families will be given Christmas gift cards
    • Re-visiting support groups that aren’t being utilized
    • Partner Page- $100 to have logo, facebook link or website link on Autism Vision

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