50 Years, 50 Stories - Jessie Irvin
19 hours ago
The first step was taking two paperclips and bending them slightly at an upward angle, and taping them to the table so that Donna can slide the bag onto them; the paperclips anchoring the bottom fold.
The second step was taking two boxes of gloves and taping them together so that they hinge. Donna can reach up and flip the top box over onto the Grin Treats bag, which holds it down securely.
From here she is able to place a sticker on a right hand finger, and with another finger open the fold, then place the sticker.
She then flips the box back up, and repeats the process.
|Using his Dynavox, Wes quickly greeted the photographer with: “Hello,” “How are you?,” and “It’s good to see you.” |
|Sarah adds measured spices to the pizza sauce. |
|Wes adds measured spices to the pizza sauce. |
|Sarah cutting an onion with Dani’s assistance. |
|Sarah cutting an apple with Dani’s assistance. |
|Loren pours a cup of measured onions into the bowl. |
|Loren puts spinach on the pizza. |
|Sarah adds spinach to the pizza. |
|Wes needs some hand over hand assistance from cooking class Instructor Dani, but his smile and enthusiasm make it plain that he enjoys participating in the preparation of the meal. Here he adds spinach to the pizza. |
|Cleaning up is an important part of cooking. Here Sarah wipes off the table. |
|Cleaning up is an important part of cooking. Here Loren wipes off the table. |
|The pizza is almost ready to come out of the oven. Afterwards, the class gets to enjoy the fruits (and vegetables) of their labor.|
|Shelly operated her communication device with her head switch and quickly went through a few pages to let us know what day it was, what class she was in, her teacher’s name, and that she had a doctor’s appointment later in the day.|
|At the end of class, now that the work was done, there was time to play a game. Using her computer with this page, Shelly chose to play a game of coin toss, then chose what coin she wanted tossed (a dime), and whether it would come up heads or tails. She chose heads which is what came up|
|As class is winding down and the game of coin toss is being played by Shelly and her classmates, Shelly demonstrates great pleasure after choosing a song by Lady Gaga|
|When it was mentioned that her nails looked nice, Shelly held out her hand so it could be photographed. |
|One of the pages on Shelly’s screen. |
|You can see Toby’s blue head switch for operating his computer. |
|Toby in communication class.|