We see young adults who have not had many social opportunities choosing to hang out together like other young adults enjoy doing. This helps to build community among our participants.
Interacting with animals brings joy
There is no denying the value of the human-animal bond. Participants who do not have a lot of expressive language are able to be fully expressive with animals, who communicate in other ways too.
Knowing that the choices for adults with developmental disabilities are very limited once they age out of school, AACORN provides a variety of indoor and outdoor activities.