Attending Events

A simple guide for those attending events!

We’ve color coded it for quick reference

Green

Highly Independent:

Garden Parties, Travel Experiences, Sunshine Winery Collaboration. This program is a good fit for:

  • Individuals with an intellectual or developmental disability.
  • Individuals who are highly independent–often (but not always) living on their own, with a support person, or with roommates.
  • Independent with self-care skills (toileting, dressing, bathing, eating).
  • Able to socially and behaviorally manage themselves within a group setting with minor prompting.
  • Safe and able to navigate the community independently for the most part.
  • Looking for more community based opportunities independently from their families and with more same aged peers.
  • Between the ages of 18-36.

Blue

Open for all abilities with support:

Watering Club, Fundraising activities, store open hours, green grass, pink umbrella, PIGments). This program is a good fit for:

  • Individuals with an intellectual or developmental disability.
  • Independent with self-care skills (toileting, dressing, bathing, eating).
    • For this program, we welcome individuals who are not independent with these self-care skills if they are accompanied by someone who is able to support them with this need (ideally this person would be someone within the same age range as participants and not a parent/guardian–but we understand that is not always feasible and welcome any individual who can support).
  • Able to socially and behaviorally manage themselves within a group setting with minor prompting.
    • For this program, we welcome individuals who are not independent with these behaviors or social skills if they are accompanied by someone who is able to support them with this need (ideally this person would be someone within the same age range as participants and not a parent/guardian–but we understand that is not always feasible and welcome any individual who can support).
  • Looking for more social opportunities independently from their families and with more same aged peers.
  • The ages of 18+.

Yellow

Unique Groups:

Yoga Collaborationn. This program is a good fit for:

  • Individuals ages 18 and up.
  • It’s always best to consult a doctor before engaging in a physical activity however please note students will be given choices and encouraged to try what fits best for their individual needs.
  • Class is designed for all abilities, as modifications can be given to accommodate all.

Violet

Parent Group:

This program is a good fit for:

  • Parents and/or guardians of individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
  • Caretakers of individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
  • Family or community members that are looking for more resources within the IDD community.

Purple

Tulip Group:

This program is a good fit for:

  • Individuals with an intellectual or developmental disability and their sibling(s)!
  • Independent with self-care skills (toileting, dressing, bathing, eating).
  • Able to socially and behaviorally manage themselves within a group setting with minor prompting.
  • Looking for more community based opportunities to enjoy with their sibling(s).
  • The ages of 18+.

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Blossom IDD offers free resources to not only educate the general public, but also help individuals with IDD and their families realize their full potential by helping them find jobs and develop the skills to make an impact on society.