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A Chance for All of Us to do Good Together…

ECHO has been selected as one of the beneficiaries of the first ever “Run the Greenway” event, to be held on May 1, 2021, and we couldn’t be any more excited about the prospect of being part of a huge community building event....

Attention

There are many qualities which contribute to someone’s sense of well-being and overall peace of mind. Yet one, which may very well be the most significant, is often the one least recognized; and that is the act of giving someone your attention.  Paying your attention to......

Meet Our Hero of the Month

We’d like you to get to know ECHO’s hero of the month because, like most true heroes, the hero of the month probably doesn’t recognize that in themselves. We spend a great deal of time in our country talking about “front-line” heroes, and heroes who......

Communication

As you read this it may seem as if you and ECHO are in some state of Communication. ECHO is sending out something and you are reacting to it. But is that actually communication? And, if not, why isn’t it, and what would turn it......

Fun and Games, with a Purpose

A great deal of thought and planning goes into the activities of Life day support. While sometimes the activities seem random they are designed with a purpose as demonstrated by the brief description that follows… A participant holds two oversized yellow foam dice. With a......

A Thought on Social Distancing

For so many of us, it’s a new concept, staying six feet from everyone around us. But for many of our ECHO participants, being kept at a distance by others is what they have always experienced. Whether living in institutions isolated from the community at......