MD Day Options
Community-Based Day Supports, Vocational Training, Supported Employment

Community-based day supports are designed to to enable individuals to enjoy a full range of community activities. Community involvement offers opportunities to develop social, vocational, and communication skills that build confidence and independence. With a person-centered approach to supports individuals can enjoy a fuller life as they are actively making choices, pursuing prefered activities and experiencing inclusion.

Contact Information:

Parnell Barmer – Day Options Director
443.468.9815 – pbarmer@ippi.org
2109 Laurel Bush Road – Bel Air, MD 21015

Art & Music A well stocked Music & Art room encourages self expression through art. “If you can dream it, you can create it.” Some of the individuals work has been displayed in the community and on occasion purchased by an art enthusiast.

Cooking Many have experienced the personal satisfaction of preparing, cooking and serving a delicious meal.

Let’s Get Moving! Individuals regularly visit local recreation centers and the YMCA to participate in sports, exercise and games. We also take advantage of the close proximity of the Ma & Pa Trail, a scenic four mile hike.

Computer Skills A bank of lap tops allows computer access and the opportunity to explore activities and games to boost technical competence.

Getting Social Weekly off-site social activities at recreational centers in the community include Bingo and other organized games, karaoke and bowling.

Vocational We have partnered with local business to provide vocational opportunities for individuals like, Coffee News, who delivers to over 60 businesses in Harford County. We can also assist individuals in establishing a micro businesses if they have a have a craft or specialty they’re passionate about.

Volunteering Helping others is always rewarding. It can also be a great opportunity to learn valuable vocational skills like teamwork and responsibility. Partners include Meals on Wheels, Habitat for Humanity ReStore and the Bel Air Health and Rehabilitation Center.

Wellness The addition of a Snoezelen® Room to that offers a soothing environment for relaxation and recharging. Note: Snoezelen® Multi-Sensory Environments

Just for Fun! Our individuals enjoy frequent visits to a Jurassic Park themed indoor Miniature Golf Course/Arcade, great for days when it’s hard to get outside!