Therapy is the art of helping someone live life to it’s fullest. Adventure is embracing the undone and unknown. Mash them together and you have my life.

Exciting news!

I have been given the amazing opportunity to accompany Delisha to the U.S. this summer.  I worked (and fell in love with) her during my recent Peace Corps service and she has been like family ever since. I’ll head to Grenada to pick her up in a couple weeks and then we’ll be here until the end of August.

This is possible only because of the generosity of the incredible Ariel Sena, her family, and a group of medical students at the St. George’s University Medical School.

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Staff selected one toy at a time to describe why, how, and the type of play it can be used for.

Staff training on play therapy.

Reaction courtesy of I Can Play Project’s new therapy swing!

Special chair to allow kids with cerebral palsy to be able to sit up and play. First time on a hammock and the world feels so good! Working on visual perceptual and visual motor skills.

The toys from the I Can Play Project have been delivered!

Play is therapeutic… so is shopping. Combine them and you’ll be feeling great! These past couple weeks I’ve finally purchased the toys/supplies from the I Can Play Project for my trip to Grenada later this month.[[MORE]]
And this is just what arrived recently: there’s more coming. Packing will be a curious, but fun challenge. As I sort through the items, I can’t help but tear up feeling anticipation of seeing the residents at the center receive all this and gratitude for everyone who made the I Can Play Project a success.

Play is therapeutic… so is shopping. Combine them and you’ll be feeling great! These past couple weeks I’ve finally purchased the toys/supplies from the I Can Play Project for my trip to Grenada later this month.

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