A Day in the Life
Residential students at T.C. Harris enjoy all of the opportunities available to ensure their stay with us is safe and fun. Opportunities for kids to be kids abound here.
Each program area follows a posted schedule that helps maintain consistency for the students we support. Our staff strive to establish bedtime, mealtime, and activity time routines.
Personal Care Support
T.C. Harris staff provide personal care (showering, hygiene, toileting, etc.) up to the level needed by your child as determined through the assessment process and their observations of your child’s needs and abilities.
T.C. Harris follows a professionally created menu. We offer 3 meals and 2 snacks every day.
Recreation and Activities
T.C. Harris utilizes community resources to the greatest extent possible. Participation in community activities (i.e. bowling, movies, shopping, etc.), and other social development activities are strongly encouraged. Structured activities are also offered in the T.C. Harris program areas and can include gym time, movie nights, game play, arts/crafts, sensory integration, cooking, educational groups, and free time. T.C. Harris has basketball court, two indoor gyms, an outside play areas, and is adjacent to a local park.
T.C. Harris staff are trained in Positive Behavior Support, Collaborative Problem Solving, Trauma Informed Care, and several other therapeutic modalities. In the event a student displays challenging behavior, T.C. Harris staff will intervene in the least restrictive manner possible.