Lynn is a very versatile worker. She most enjoys working in the Retail Crafts Department at the DAC because she likes sanding and painting wood crafts for sales throughout the year. She also enjoys cleaning at the DAC.
In the community, Lynn works at the senior community center doing janitorial work.
Lynn credits the DAC job coaches with helping her to be more assertive and to express herself in a healthy way. She reports that she has improved her social skills and overcome much of her shyness. Lynn says, “The DAC staff encourage me to do my best, and even when I hit a rut or experience a lack of confidence they know how to push gently to get me back on track. They are good at preparing me for the work world.”
DAC job coaches consider Lynn to be a “dedicated worker, responsible, consistent, and punctual.” Lynn states that because of her work at the DAC she has experienced increased fine motor control, increased strength and coordination.
“The DAC staff encourage me to do my best, and even when I hit a rut or experience a lack of confidence they know how to push gently to get me back on track. They are good at preparing me for the work world.”
Lynn likes to volunteer in the community as well. She participates in the Mobile Blood Drive for the Red Cross through a local women’s group and at her church working with crafts for young children or as a chaperone for youth group activities. In her spare time, Lynn enjoys reading, singing and doing craft projects.