NEW: Go! Program

Post Image

COMING IN 2016: The GO! Program  (Get Outdoors) is a new program intended to enhance recreational and social opportunities for individuals with disabilities in our community by increasing access to public parks, fairs and festivals, farmer’s markets, sporting events, arts and leisure activities, rail trails, and the great outdoors. Inclusion in such outdoor activities, both […]

Read More

Surviving and Enjoying the Holidays!

Post Image

Tips to Surviving the Holidays with our Friends who have Special Needs             ‘Tis the season for holiday cheer, fun, and family time! Our folks at the Disability Acton Center love this time of the year as we get to celebrate all our favorite holidays, however this time may also offer certain challenges for our […]

Read More

Homestead Farm Center….creating a future for individuals with autism.

Post Image

Parents always worry about their child’s future. They hope they will grow up to be successful and, more importantly, happy. Parents also worry about what will happen to their children once they are gone. And for Ann Burns and her husband Dan, this was something they thought about with their son Isaiah, who has autism. […]

Read More

New Year….New Programs

Post Image

The Disability Action Center is pleased to announce the receipt of three NEW Grants that will enhance programs for 2015: The Dominion Foundation: Emergency Preparedness for People with Disabilities. The DAC, in partnership with the WV CED and Marion County 911 Center is pleased to be providing training and emergency kits to participating families. Two […]

Read More

Variety’s “My Bike” Program brings Bikes and Smiles to Marion County

Post Image

  Wednesday, October 8, 2014 The Times West Virginian FAIRMONT—Most children just want to feel like their peers. They want the feeling of going outside, feeling the wind and breathing fresh air, all as they pedal down streets on a cool bicycle that will make their friends jealous. For kids with disabilities, these sensations may […]

Read More

Generous Grants and Faithful Funding

The Disability Action Center is the recipient of numerous grants and funding throughout the summer. Many sources of funding came together to bring the Roof Project to fruition. The replacement of the DAC’s existing flat roof is a major undertaking and vital to the continuation of services at our current facility.  We are forever grateful […]

Read More

DAC Summer Camp CAN-DO

Post Image

DAC Camp Can-Do July 21-25, 2014 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. The Disability Action Center Summer Camp: Camp CAN-DO is about learning, growing, supporting one another, and showing that We Can Do Anything!DAC’s Camp Can-Do is open to individuals of all abilities and ages. If an individual requires staffing or one on one assistance, that […]

Read More

Mission Transition!

Graduating from high school for any young person and their parents can be a very exciting time, but also one filled with anxiety, stress, and often more questions than answers. It’s the big unknown…what does the future hold? For a young person with special needs and their family it can be even more challenging due […]

Read More