The Adults with Disabilities Program (AWD)

My name is Rita Fasching. I am the coordinator for the Adults with Disabilities Program(AWD) for  Redwood Area Community Education.

The AWD program is funded by a $10,000 renewable grant. The grant covers  the cost of instructors and  materials for the Life Skills classes, pays for  seven  month use of the Community Center and helps pay for dances for people with disabilities in the Redwood County Area.

This grant will pay for participation in community education classes for people with a disability.

The grant is for any person over the age of 14 with a disability(physical,intellectual,emotional)

Life Skills classes are classes for people with developmental disabilities in the Redwood County area. These classes are used as enrichment classes for the individuals that attend. Classes are held three Thursdays a month at the Redwood Area MS/HS. From 6:15-7:30 Classes are held the following dates:
September 17th and 24th
October 1,8,22   NO CLASS on Oct. 15th
Special Halloween Activity  October 29th
November 5th,12th,19th
Classes are not held in December.

January-March schedule is pending

Life Skills classes are held September,October,November and January,February,March

September  classes include: Cooking,Arts and Crafts, Making Greeting cards Computer, and Fitness
In October classes include: Internet Safety Class, Cooking, Arts and Crafts,Computer and Fitness
November classes: Arts and Crafts, Cooking,Card Making, Computer and Fitness

The AWD grant will also pay for the use of the Redwood Area Community Center(RACC) for the months of October through April.  The grant pays for any person with a disability (physical,intellectual,emotional) to sign up and use the community center during this seven month timeframe. You are required to sign up at the front desk under the AWD sheet to utilize the community center.
If you require  supervision- your staff will need to supervise you during the time you are at the RACC.


Contact: Rita Fasching