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Disability Employment Awareness Luncheon honors five from LOGAN

Five men from LOGAN were among those honored Wednesday at the 30th annual Disability Employment Awareness Luncheon in South Bend. Sponsored by the Rotary Club of South Bend, the luncheon spotlights employees with disabilities and their employers. Joseph Lee Wingo, the keynote speaker, shared his story about overcoming hardship and discovering his life’s purpose. LOGAN Community Employment Honorees Those honored from LOGAN, and their employers were: Sedric Andrews, Applebee’s; Bobby Hatten, South Bend WoodWorks; Zach Timberlake, Texas Roadhouse; Andy Szalsi, McDonalds; and Cade Clark...

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LOGAN Industries voted one of the Best Places to Work

The votes have been counted, and we are a winner! Readers of The South Bend Tribune voted LOGAN Industries one of the “Best Places to Work in Michiana.”  Congratulations to all the staff for making this recognition possible! LOGAN Industries placed first in the category of “Most Positive Work Environment.” In a recent employee survey, someone wrote, “I enjoy working at LOGAN Industries for many reasons, including communicative leadership, supervisory staff and center leaders.” That type of operational excellence contributed to the award. A huge thank you to everyone...

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Adaptive Dance classes offered this fall

Got a dancer in your family? Debbie Werbrouck School of Dance & Music will be offering new Adaptive Dance classes on Saturdays this fall. The classes, geared to students with autism or Down syndrome, will provide such benefits as balance, coordination, rhythm, body awareness, socialization, focus and self-confidence — all through the fun of dance. Antonette Patino will teach the classes. In addition to her dance training, Antonette worked previously in an autism center. She also is working toward a degree in Special Education at IUSB. Dance class details The first session will run for...

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Date set for LOGAN Holiday Bazaar

First Saturday in November Mark your calendars and save the date for the fifth-annual Holiday Bazaar. From 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday, November 3, the public is invited to LOGAN Center to walk our gallery and browse through the artwork. Everything on display will be available for purchase or special order. All proceeds benefit the artists and The Studios program. Don’t miss your chance to buy truly beautiful items handmade by participants of The Studios Adult Day Services at LOGAN. Mixed media canvases, jewelry, greeting cards, ornaments, painted furniture and so much more. Bazaar details...

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LOGAN All-Stars to take on South Bend Cubs

Annual matchup is Monday, August 13 at Four Winds Field SOUTH BEND, Indiana (August 13, 2018) – A team of athletes at LOGAN known as the LOGAN All-Stars will take on the South Bend Cubs in an exhibition game Monday, August 13 at 4:15 p.m. LOGAN staff and volunteers will be on hand to support the LOGAN team at the game, which takes place just prior to the South Bend Cubs matchup against the Lake County Captains. The exhibition game is part of LOGAN’s Friends and Family Night at Four Winds Field—an annual outing for the people LOGAN serves, family and supporters of the regional non-profit....

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Sign up today for September Medicaid Waiver Workshop

Got questions about the Medicaid Waiver? We’ve got answers! Get your questions answered at a Medicaid Waiver Workshop coming up September 4 at LOGAN Center. The workshop, presented by Kacy Hopper, Support Coordinator Autism Society of Indiana, will be from 6 to 8 p.m. It is free and open to the public, but you must pre-register. Click here to pre-register. Frequently asked questions What is it? Why do we need it? How will it help my child? How do I get it? Add your questions to the list, and come to the workshop so we can answer them for you. And that’s not all. We’ll also provide...

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LOGAN All-Stars take the field

LOGAN Night at Four Winds Field coming up August 13 It’s time once again for the LOGAN All-Stars to take the field with the South Bend Cubs. On Monday, August 13, join staff and volunteers at 4 p.m. to watch this annual exhibition game. Then, stay to see the South Bend Cubs take on the Lake County Captains. The exhibition game is free, but you must have a ticket for the evening game. Thanks to generous sponsors, LOGAN employees who signed up in advance get free admission to watch the South Bend Cubs play Lake County. Friends and family may purchase tickets at the Box Office. “This is...

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How do parents decide which therapy options to pursue?

Parents needed for new research project studying how they choose A professor at the University of Michigan-Flint seeks parents or primary caregivers of children with autism to participate in a new research project studying the way parents make therapy decisions. “The purpose of the study is to contribute to the understanding of the deliberation processes of parents when selecting among the large number of therapy options available for their child,” said Dr. Jami L. Anderson, Professor of Philosophy and Director of the Center for Cognition and Neuroethics at the University of Michigan-Flint....

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New division formed to better serve children and teens

Child & Adolescent Services at LOGAN LOGAN has changed the way it delivers services to children and teens by forming a new division, Child & Adolescent Services at LOGAN. Seven very successful programs, including Autism Services and First Steps, have been realigned as a single group and placed under the direction of Dr. Joshua John Diehl, Chief Program Officer – Child & Adolescent Services. “We are so excited to bring all the services we offer to children and teens together,” said Dr. Diehl. “This will lead to a better integration of services across different...

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Register today for annual LOGAN’s Run

SOUTH BEND, Indiana (July 12, 2018) – Register today for the 15th annual LOGAN’s Run, which takes place on Saturday, August 4. Each year, more than 1,500 runners and walkers take part in the event to raise awareness, advocacy and support for children, adults and families living with the challenges of intellectual and developmental disabilities. The race features chip-timed 10k and 5k runs and a 1-mile Fun Walk, all on a trail weaving through the northern edge of the Notre Dame campus. “LOGAN’s Run has become a tradition and highlight of the summer for many people in our community,” said...

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