Carmel Clay Parks and Recreation (CCPR) is located in Carmel, Indiana, with many of its programs facilitated at the Monon Community Center. As the recreation therapist in our facility, I develop and implement a variety of recreation programs that are modified and adapted to meet the needs of individuals with disabilities in my community. I offer the basic sports, fitness, art, and culture programs, but I wanted to offer something more to my participants and their families. I wanted to offer families a Friday night out.
I saw the need for parents and caregivers to have a break and re-energize. So I wanted to create an opportunity for them to go out one night a month without their child. Therefore I started respite-type programs for all ages. CCPR offers Parents Night Out for ages 2-12,....
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