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Nature Links for Lifelong Learning is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization providing educational programs for young adults ages 18 to 30 with middle range intellectual disabilities in the greater Miami area.Nature Links programs bridge the gap, guiding youth with unique learning differences and their families through the transition from high school to adult life.
This summer, we worked on fun hands-on activities around the life/job skills topics of advocacy– sticking up for ourselves and others, feeling what others are feeling, and aiming to build relationships of trust with people. We even had guest speaker Denise Prehay, who identifies as a person who advocates for people who are oppressed, visit
Students practiced shopping for healthy foods and staying within a budget at Presidente Supermarket. Before visiting the store, we checked what was on sale, planned meals that include the vitamins we’ve been learning about, and made a grocery list. At the supermarket, we had a scavenger hunt to find all the foods on our list.
This splatter paint project is part of our unit on body positivity and positive self image. Just like a paint splatter, we don’t have to be perfect in every situation in life but instead are enough and wonderful the way we are.