Around the House: education

Dilo driving Mr. DudekThe Education Unit organized a trip to High Point Farm from July 25th to July 27th, where we spent three days learning how to drive, in addition to the normal farm work. The goal of the trip was to give members an opportunity to practice driving, using a small, easy-to-handle...
Melissa HollanderEducation Unit, Fountain House In 1990, Section 504 of the Americans with Disabilities Act came into play; it professes that “no qualified individual with a disability in the United States shall be excluded from, denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination...
Chaquita WilliamsEducation Unit, Fountain HouseOn April 28, staff and members from the Fountain House Education Unit attended the Bronx Community College Annual Health Fair. We were one of many organizations in attendance in the carnival-like atmosphere, offering students health information on...
Melissa HollanderEducation Unit, Fountain House It was a sweltering spring day as I left school and ambled towards Fountain House. My mind was set on guzzling iced coffee and attempting to write a paper due in four days, so I was a bit preoccupied; I headed to the Education Unit with a sense...
Brie MaltzEducation Unit, Fountain House Going to school can be quite overwhelming for students, and even more so, for students with mental illness.  Many of our students have felt the effects of the stigma that persists around mental illness.     When I first started...

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