Why Crafting for the Neurodiverse? | Virtual BDOG Workshop - Meristem Why Crafting for the Neurodiverse? | Virtual BDOG Workshop - Meristem

Past EventWhy Crafting for the Neurodiverse? | Virtual BDOG Workshop

May 4, 2023  |  11:30 am12:15 pm
Meristem’s Program Director, Shea Smith, will be walking viewers through 4 of Meristem’s classrooms and talk about the advantages gained by neurodiverse young adults when they learn a new craft. Fine motor skills, soft skills, relational engagement, etc. and much more will be touched on. Viewers can send questions through the chat during the talk.
🔹 This workshop is FREE but part of a fundraiser to raise money and awareness. Please consider helping us meet our $50,000 goal by donating to BDOG: https://www.bigdayofgiving.org/organization/Meristem
🔹 Meristem is a unique non-profit multi-year program dedicated to preparing neurodiverse and autistic young adults, ages 18-28, for a life of greater independence and fulfillment.
We have an amazing organic garden that provides classes for our Land Stewardship, Culinary Arts, Herbal Arts.
We also have Craft Classes in Ceramics, Textiles, Metal Working, Art, and Wood Working. We have vital classes in Movement and Aerial, Music, Life Skills and Work Skills Classes.
Our transition program supports neurodiverse and autistic young adults to reach dreams of independence and work and Awaken the Possible!
🔹 Learn more about our program located in Fair Oaks, at www.meristem.pro
Sacramento’s Big Day of Giving is all about shining a light on non-profits across the region! Please consider sharing, learning and supporting Meristem on BDOG 2023!
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