This year Jake Anderson became the first athlete from Yankton to participate in the Special Olympics Winter games. Before starting practice, Jake had never skied before. He started by learning the basic maneuvers and then moved onto downhill skiing. Each week he continued to learn new skills and increased his speed. On February 28th, Jake competed in the […]
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Each year ABS holds a recognition banquet to celebrate all of the great things people have achieved. We host a semi-formal dinner for people supported and their family and friends. Everyone is recognized for at least one accomplishment from the past year that was meaningful to them. At the end, one person is honored for the […]
Beginning in May, ABS will be offering an Art Program as a part of our services. Yankton artist, Jessi Koch, was hired as the new Art Director and is excited to help develop the program. Jessi will be working with people individually and in small groups to explore different types of art such as […]
Shawn started participating in days services in the workshop at ABS a few years ago. This past winter, Shawn decided he was ready to look for his first job. He began working with Jessine, an Employment Specialist to figure out what he wanted to do. Since Shawn had had very little exposure to different types […]
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