and Stars, Inc., is a 501(C)(3) organization with a mission to enhance the
educational, social and physical well-being of individuals with special needs
aging out of the school system in an all-inclusive program; specifically for
adults (18+) with Autism, Down Syndrome, and those with intellectual, learning
and developmental disabilities by providing an enriching weekday and Saturday
activity program in an atmosphere of dignity, respect, friendship and
be expanding our program into a 5-Day Enrichment Program entitled the “Starlight” Program; which will offer a 9:00 am
to 3:00 pm light educational program for adults diagnosed with Autism, Down Syndrome and others with Learning, Intellectual and Developmental disabilities
possessing a valid IEP from any Broward Public School System. The 5-Day Enrichment Program will offer computer training, Art Instruction, Music, Dance, Arts & Crafts, Therapy, Life Skills, Gardening and field trips.
The organization seeks to provide our clients with a rich and stimulating learning environment. The use of technology will be vital to our organization as we provide a learning environment via computers. Networking with our entire Team in real time, calendar updates, seeking Art Programming; design, painting, software to manage tasks, i.e., MS Project.
Our special population are underserved and without this organization's focus on meeting "special" learning needs would not have a chance to experience technology in any form.
We are located in Broward County, Florida and can be reached at (305) 469-6009 for the Exec. Director, Dixie Lee Hedrington-Miller.
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