Opokaa'sin Early Intervention Society


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Persons with Developmental Disabilities


Opokaa'sin supports Aboriginal Persons with Developmental Disabilities in an effort to ensure that ties to the First Notion community, culture, and spirituality are enhanced and maintained. The outcome is for Aboriginal adults with developmental disabilities and their families to be included in their Aboriginal communities. 

Objectives

Opokaa'sin will provide culture programs that will include culturally appropriate activities for 
Aboriginal Persons with Developmental Disabilities.

Networking with different community agencies to advocate and educate

Attend annual individualized planning meeting at the individuals referred agency to provide 
progress reports on cultural connectedness

Provide cultural liasons services with rural services providers

Facilitate support groups for Aboriginal caregivers, gaurdians, and parents
Our Goal 

Is to ensure that the ties to the Aboriginal community, culture, and spirituality for Aboriginal adults with developmental disabilities and their families are enhanced and maintained. To enhance the quality of life for the Aboriginal person with Developmental disabilities.