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Our Day Program’s Guide to the Best Cape Cod Beaches

This past winter, members of the Community Based Day Supports (CBDS) program visited and rated 127 beaches on Cape.  They covered beaches on lakes, ponds, the ocean, Nantucket Sound, and Cape Cod Bay. Individuals walked on every beach and rated them for selected criteria, which included scenic beauty of the beaches, the quality of the …

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Individuals learn new skills while job shadowing at Rise and Shine Treats!

Individuals in our Individual Supports program have been having a great time job shadowing at Rise and Shine Treats! Pauline and Amy have been baking up a storm this summer, assisting in the kitchen and at the Rise and Shine stand at the Osterville Farmer’s Market! Rise and Shine Treats is dedicated to empowering adults …

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You’ve got the Beet: Cape Abilities Farm brings fresh produce and recipes to residential homes

Cape Abilities Farm is making healthy eating fun, fast, and accessible at our group homes! As you know, our social enterprises provide meaningful employment and training opportunities for individuals in our programs and invite the public to be part of our mission. The latest initiative created a new opportunity for Cape Abilities Farm to uniquely …

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Lights, Camera, Action! The Academy Playhouse’s Oklahoma! Features our Cape Abilities Community

The Academy of Performing Arts Playhouse’s recent production of Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Oklahoma! Featured some familiar faces from the Cape Abilities community: staff member Lizzy Smythe and individual Justin McGee! Playing the roles of Ethel Skidmore and Chuck Moore, Lizzy and Justin lit up the Orleans stage from June 15th-July 9th. Lizzy is a seasoned …

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Mindfulness, Music, and Movement Comes to Lyndon Day Programs

If you hear songs, clapping, and laughter ringing through the halls at our Lyndon Center, it may be our Mindfulness, Music, and Movement program in action! The program is run by musician Denya LeVine, who has been actively involved in the Cape Abilities community for over 20 years. Among the numerous music programs that Denya has …

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Team Meg – Blue Rider is ready for the Walk for Opportunity on May 20th!

Team Meg – Blue Rider is ready to rock the Walk for Opportunity this Saturday! We are excited to see them on the Hyannis Village Green as a returning team, a source of joy in our programs, and an important part of the Cape Abilities family. Hear more from Sharon and Meg. To support Team …

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Join us for the 2023 Walk for Opportunity on May 20th!

Cape Abilities, a nonprofit organization dedicated to creating opportunities for individuals with disabilities on Cape Cod, is pleased to announce the 2023 Cape Abilities Walk for Opportunity. The walk will be held on Saturday, May 20th at the Hyannis Village Green on Main St. The event will begin at 10am, with a 2.2-mile loop around …

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Cape Abilities Honors Autism Acceptance Month

April is Autism Acceptance Month! We are proud to celebrate, recognize, and honor the many ways that individuals with Autism uniquely enrich our community. We are committed to creating opportunities so that individuals of all abilities are celebrated, elevated, and accepted. This month, we are excited to be participating in “Getting to Know You: Celebrating …

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