The Centre for Dreams began with Elaine Vollett, the mother of a son with a developmental disability. When her son turned 21, and was no longer able to remain in the school system, Elaine began a program which would allow her son, and many others, the chance to experience life and all the experiences life has to offer.
The Centre for Dreams stands for:
- Relationships with
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At The Centre for Dreams we treat each individual with a positive approach, based on their abilities and their uniqueness. We strive to do the following:
- To develop friendships between members of the community and the participants themselves
- To work with what the participants can do and adapt to their situations
- To treat each individual with dignity, respect and without judgement
- To foster independence and self confidence
- To develop new skills while enhancing existing skills
- To discover new interests and abilities
- To promote public awareness of the challenges faced by individuals with developmental disabilities.
- To provide up to date information and links to community resources
- To assist individuals with developmental disabilities to access appropriate community and government services