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Causes: Birth Defects & Genetic Diseases, Children & Youth, Health, Job Training, Rehabilitative Care, Vocational Rehabilitation, Youth Development Programs

Mission: Redwood guides children and adults with severe and multiple disabilities to achieve independence and reach their highest potential throughout their lives, by providing enriching educational, therapeutic, and vocational services.  At Redwood, children and adults flourish, prosper, and are empowered to achieve the quality of life they deserve.

Results: Last year, Redwood empowered over 750 children and adults with severe and multiple disabilities to flourish, prosper and achieve the quality of life they deserve

Target demographics: Children and adults with severe and multiple disabilities.

Direct beneficiaries per year: 750+

Geographic areas served: Greater Cincinnati

Programs: Therapeutic Childcare School-Aged before, after, and out-of-school care Summer Computer Camp iRobot Assistive Technology Resource Center lending library Assistive technology evaluation and assessments Speech, physical, and occupational therapy Computer Learning Center Employment Services Work Activity Center Computer Life Skills Adult Day Healthcare Adult Life Skills Adults NOW (New Opportunities Waiting) Preschool Education Early Intervention

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kygirl777

Professional with expertise in this field

Rating: 5

As a parent of a client served, as well as a professional with expertise in this field, I would not have my daughter attending any other agency. She is well cared for, happy, and is very a productive member of the community. The staff is well educated and their goal for each client is for the greatest growth of each.

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Volunteer

Rating: 5

My daughter, Natasha, has been attending Redwood for over five years now. She dearly loves "going to work." Her days consist of working on the computer to sharpen her skills, which have progressed a great deal. She has made many friends and learned to interact with others, also well as gaining a great deal of independence. The staff at Redwood are remarkable, becoming family, not just workers. Natasha and I have only lived in the area for close to six years. Finding a day program was a major concern for me with our move. We toured several different facilities but knew we had found the perfect place with Redwood. If it were not for Redwood, I couldn't attend nursing school. Even on my days off, it allow me to have time to rest and recharge. Not only has Redwood been of benefit for Natasha but I've also made several wonderful friends. I am so thankful to each and everyone there. The dedication to their clients is remarkable.

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redwood 10/05/2010

Thank you for sharing your feedback, Earlene. Natasha is a delight for Redwood and we're very fortunate to have you advocating for what we try to do for people like Natasha. Thank you!

Volunteer

Rating: 5

I have been a member of Redwood's Strategic Planning Committee for four years and a member of its Board of Overseers for more than a year. Redwood staff and volunteers are among the most committed and passionate people I have ever worked with. They take their mission very seriously, pay attention to detail, and work tirelessly to discover and meet the needs of every client and family. They are good stewards of the resources provided to them by donors and funders. I feel privileged to be associated with Redwood.

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redwood 10/25/2010

Thank you, Paula, for taking the time to add your review!

Volunteer

Rating: 5

A wonderful coordination of three organizations came together last winter to give help to those less fortunate. Our Lakeside Christian Church Singles Group came to Redwood Rehabilitation Cehter to volunteer time with winter prep of their landscaping. As we were talking about other volunteer activites of the Singles group, the Outreach Coordinator of Redwood lit up with interest at the request of our need for coats for our coat drive. Redwood DOUBLED our number of coats we gave away through an organization called Shoulder to Shoulder! Redwood students and staff were so woderful in collecting coats. What a way to show true community - help given, help received! -Maryah Miller

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redwood 10/05/2010

Thank you, Maryah! We've benefited a great deal from our partnership with Lakeside Christian Church. Your church has been a blessing to us and those we serve. Thank you for taking the time to share your experience.