Meet Our October DSP of the Month

Congratulations to Frazer’s Direct Support Professional of the Month for October, Megan Kennerly!Megan has been a Direct Support Professional (DSP) with the Frazer Center for almost four years. She brings to her work an array of qualifications, but perhaps her greatest gift is her ability to make connections. Megan finds ways to communicate with each individual she works with, whether that person primarily communicates verbally or non-verbally. She gets to know them, their interests, ... Read More...

Meet Our DSP of the Month

Frazer Center’s Adult Program is beginning a new employee recognition program. The Direct Support Professional of the Month is chosen for their professionalism, person-centered planning, quality community outings, thorough documentation, attendance, and general work ethic. Our Direct Support Professionals not only assist people with disabilities in their daily activities, they help provide empowerment, independence, and inclusion to all the adults they serve. Our September DSP of the Month is ... Read More...

A Santa for All Seasons

Technically, it’s still summer, but that doesn’t stop Santa from visiting the Frazer Center. In fact, he’s becoming a year-round guest thanks to Frazer’s ongoing relationship with the Kiwanis Club. Kiwanis Club of Atlanta is the oldest chapter in Georgia and is truly a local treasure. With the motto of “Learn, Serve, Connect,” Kiwanians have the opportunity to learn about and volunteer with nonprofits in Georgia. Thanks to this mission, Frazer has been the beneficiary of a gift in the form of ... Read More...

Community Access Matters

For people with disabilities, “accessibility” is a word that comes up a lot. For people without disabilities, activities like running to the grocery store, getting to work, or meeting friends at the movies tend to be second-nature. For those with a disability, the logistics around these everyday events often require a heavily coordinated effort. For those who use wheelchairs, that effort is multiplied even further: does the location have a ramp and accessible bathrooms? Even so, getting there is ... Read More...

Helping Teachers Help Children

If you’ve ever spent any time with Kenya Duncan, Frazer Center’s Instructional Coordinator, you know she’s a positive, creative, exuberant spirit. You might not ever suspect that she was shy and withdrawn as a child. But Kenya says that’s partly why she is compelled to nurture children today. You might also find it hard to believe that she spent two years in the Army as a field artillery meteorologist. She credits that experience with building her confidence and giving her a can-do attitude, but ... Read More...

Employment First

At Frazer, we believe that every adult who dreams of having a job should have the opportunity to live that dream. Through our Supported Employment Program for adults with developmental disabilities, our staff spends time getting to know each individual’s interests and helps evaluate that person’s skills. Our staff also works on nurturing relationships within the business community to find employment matches that are a win for all parties involved. Once a match is made, we provide continued ... Read More...