PPITT June 2017 meeting minutes



Many thanks to PPLD’s Disability Resources Coordinator Delaina Massey, for once again (two months in a row) submitting large print meeting minutes.

Delaina Massie, Adult Services Librarian
Disability Resources Coordinator
East Library
5550 N. Union Blvd.
Colorado Springs, CO 80918
(719) 531-6333, ext. 1371

Next meeting: July 20, 2017

Facilitator: None; volunteer needed

6/15/2017 PPITT meeting minutes

Christine Dyar (Pikes Peak Library District) – facilitator

Delaina Massie (Pikes Peak Library District) – note taker

No guest speakers this month.

Independence Center – Youth Transition Night: Wednesday, August 2; 4-6 p.m. at the Independence Center, 729 S. Tejon St. Open to agency/organization staff, students and their families. Event will provide resources for transition students.

The IC received Christopher Reeve Foundation grant to fund outdoor activities and adaptive equipment for individuals with physical disabilities. Contact Tim Ashley:
719-471-8181, ext. 123 for more information.

The IC’s Veteran in Charge program: housekeeping and home health services, home modification to veterans of any age who are at risk of nursing home placement. Contact Ashley Billington at 719-471-8181 for more information.

Check out the IC event calendar for all support groups, living skills classes, workshops, etc. https://www.theindependencecenter.org/calendar-news/events/

A Cognitive Connection – Summer Intensive Brain Training Camp: Camp for
ages 5-8 – June 20-30. Ages 9-12 – July 10-20.


Autism & Asperger Connections – Offers many support groups throughout the community. Descriptions and schedules available on website:


Harmonized Brain Centers – Sleep seminar: Monday, June 19; 5:30 pm. Detox & Renew seminar: Monday, June 26; 5:30 p.m.

Special Olympics – All ages welcome to sign up for tennis program by Friday, June 23. Practices held every Monday at 9 am at Memorial Park and every Thursday at Colorado Springs Racquet Club (2529 N. Murray Blvd.) Individuals can call ahead or just show up. After attending three practices, participants get a jersey and racquet. Please call Shelley at 941-380-7707 for more information.

Next meeting: July 20, 2017

Facilitator: None; volunteer needed

Note taker:  Nicole Matthew (Stellar Care)

2017 – 18 PPITT Facilitators and Note Takers


Month Date Facilitator Note Taker
June 2017 6/15/17  Christine Dyer
July 2017 7/20/17  Nicole Matthew
August 2017 8/17/17 MaryAnne Cooper
September 2017 9/21/17  Grant Langdon  Katie Ueberroth
October 2017 10/19/17  Jamie Harrell
November 2017 11/16/17  Carol Van Ness  Janis Bickers
December 2017 12/21/17
January 2018 1/18/18  Shelly Shepard
February 2018 2/15/18  Nicole Beauvais MaryAnne Cooper
March 2018 3/15/18  Carol Van Ness
April 2018 4/19/18 No Meeting Resource Fair
May 2018 5/17/18  Delaina Massie

Possible presenters:

Sharon – Autism & Asperger Connections

Jamie – Independence Center

September/October: Stephanie – Connecting with Community



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