Services are developed to meet the needs, abilities and interests of each individual and opportunities include volunteer placements in the community, supported employment, social / recreational opportunities and access to on site programs and tools.
Within the facility a computer lab with interactive learning software including Successmaker and Boardmaker and Dynamically Speaking Pro is available, and there is a full active leisure fitness program including development of individualized fitness programs and activities, a Therapeutic Art Program, Music Therapy, Snoezelen, Culinary Program, interactive media including a Smart Projector, Wii games, and Paletto. A Horticulture program, a Model Train Club, a Story sharing program, and others are also available when individuals are in the Chrysalis facility.
Depending on an individual’s wishes, interests and abilities, funding dollars are provided to Chrysalis by Persons with Developmental Disabilities, Calgary Region on behalf of the individuals for staff to help support the development of new relationships, while working along-side their peers and staff as they achieve a greater level of independence in each of their chosen activities.
Read more to see the programs & services Calgary offers or visit Edmonton’s Programs & Services page.