This year’s Cerebral Palsy Associations of NYS Conference was held October 21-23, 2013 at the beautiful Saratoga Hilton. The theme was “We HAVE, We CAN, We WILL.” QCP celebrated 3 staff this year for their outstanding service and dedication. Nishant Maharaj is a Vocational Trainer chosen for his leadership skills. “Sean” helped develop QCP’s STEPS Program, a specialized vocational training group helping people overcome challenges to be successful in community… Read More
QCP held a Years of Service ceremony on November 13, 2013. The theme was “Thanks for Making a Difference.” Decorations included famous people who have made a difference throughout the years, such as Martin Luther King, Marie Curie, Thomas Jefferson, and of course, QCP staff! We honored 92 staff walked the “red carpet” as they reached milestones of 5 – 10 – 15 – 20 – 25 – 30 –… Read More
This year’s Halloween parties were exceptional – from decorating the class rooms to the extraordinary costumes worn by the individuals as well as staff. The Bellerose Day Services group held a pumpkin contest while the 164th Street Day Services group had a piñata contest. Here are a few photos from QCP’s Halloween parties.
QCP celebrated Thanksgiving by preparing the usual Thanksgiving Day dinner – including turkey, stuffing, sweet potatoes, string beans, cranberry sauce, gravy, cider, and dessert! Staff pitched in as individuals were served as they spoke about what they were thankful for. It was truly heartwarming.
On November 21st, the QCP Children’s Center held a TURKEY TROT for the students. Staff set up the therapy room into an obstacle course for the children to follow the turkey’s footsteps. They started by going down the slide, onto a therapy ball, threw the turkey ball into the hoop, planted feathers on the turkey, fed the squirrel, walked the parallel bars, under the table, and through the bin to… Read More