|

Shrewsbury̢۪s Reynolds honored by DDS

image

Palmer – Karen Reynolds of Shrewsbury, a long-time employee of Seven Hills Community Services in Worcester, was recognized for her efforts recently by the Department of Developmental Services (DDS).

Reynolds was the recipient of the Self-Determination Award, given annually by the DDS to individuals who embrace the principles of self-determination and self-direction, either through personal action, or for supporting and urging those individuals with intellectual disabilities to take control of their own lives as responsible citizens in their community.

An area director for the DDS, Reynolds received the award for her participation in opening a number of community-based residences for individuals who previously lived in institutions, for her work as coordinator of the Seven Hills Human Rights Committee, and as a facilitator for the Rainbow Support Group.

Short URL: http://www.communityadvocate.com/?p=6782

Posted by on Mar 26 2010. Filed under Uncategorized. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0. You can leave a response or trackback to this entry

Leave a Reply

Please complete this math problem before clicking Submit * Time limit is exhausted. Please reload the CAPTCHA.

Recently Commented

  • Jennifer Owen: In these troubling times, it is so wonderful to hear a story like this, in our own community no less....
  • Reli Abilities: Yet the Town of Northborough removed the Accessible Route for individuals who are disabled into the...
  • Ken: Daniel Wesson was also co-founder of the Smith and Wesson Revolver Company in 1856, later Smith and Wesson...
  • Jim Pillsbury: What is it about democracy and the rule of law that Ian Johnson doesn’t get? The gutless leaders...
  • Terry: As a town resident who rides by this development twice a day it nice to see how it is taking shape. I feel...