Tag: community

No One to Notify

iSpeech.orgThe air was filled with excitement, as those guests who signed up for Beach Day confirmed the details. "What time should I be here?", "How many are going?" "What time does the bus leave?" "What are we having for lunch? were common questions. Anxiety leaked through for a few...

A Compelling Advocate

iSpeech.orgWesley was our guest speaker at Friday's Fall Luncheon Fundraiser. His speech was poignant, honest and compelling. It was not easy for him to get up in front of a large group and speak from the heart, but he did an admirable job. Wesley suffers from claustrophobia and panic...

Fun in the Sun!

iSpeechMany of us can remember the words, "let's go for a drive" spoken in our families. It may have included an exploration of country roads and vacated houses on a summer or autumn afternoon. It may have included a swim in a local lake, or the inevitable trip that...

Paired Perspectives

Text to Speech DemoDuring March and April of this year, we interviewed a number of our volunteers and guests at Oak Table about their own personal stories, what brought them to Oak Table, and their thoughts on the work we're all doing together. We have a short version below...

A little extra help…..

https://www.ispeech.orgCameron lives with an Intellectual Disability.  His speech is limited to "yes" and "no".  Cameron started volunteering at the Oak Table last year, washing and bussing tables.  He started volunteering one day a week, and then twice a week.  Initially Cameron was more interested in finishing his lunch than...