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Serving People with special needs by empowering them to realize their full potential.
TradeWinds provides services for children of all abilities and adults with physical and developmental disabilities including Childcare, Summer Camp and Speech & Occupational Therapy; Adult Day Activity Program & Training (ADAPT), Pre-Vocational Services (Sewing Manufacturing, Sign Shop, Packaging, General Assembly & Order Fulfillment), Employment Services, Residential Group Homes and Supported Living, Respite for Caregivers, Deaf Services and Chicago Lighthouse Low Vision Clinic for residents of Northwest Indiana.

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TradeWinds provides skill training and job opportunities for our adults with disabilities to earn a paycheck.

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Established through philanthropy and volunteer support, your donations, time or talents to TradeWinds helps people with disabilities achieve greater independence, dignity and personal freedom.

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Thank You Whole Foods Market

Community Giving Supporting TradeWinds Gardening & Healthy Eating project.

A learning and participation activity at TradeWinds: children of varied abilities from Childcare and adults with disabilities are helping with the care and harvest of healthy foods grown in our many gardens on patios and at our homes. The Whole Foods Market Community Giving grant funding is helping support this ongoing learning experience that leads to increased activity and a healthier lifestyle.

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