Empowering People with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities to Lead Fuller Lives

Activity of the Month

 Activity of the Month

This year the residents of Hylan were determined to encourage themselves and their peers to make healthy life style choices.  The individuals brainstormed and came up with a way to make eating healthy and fun.  The theme they chose was, “From Garden to Plate”. They bought pots, soil and different seeds to grow lettuce, carrots, cucumbers and tomatoes.  Each individual helped pick out the items at Home Depot. They also enjoyed the responsibility of planting the seeds, setting them up outside, and making sure that they are watered every day.  Finally, they prepared and enjoyed a salad with the vegetables they grew. Truly living up to their theme – “From Garden to Plate”!