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Carrie, a 50 year old woman with cerebral palsy and intellectual disability, began coming to Rising Treetops at Oakhurst for respite care this spring. Carrie’s mother passed away four years ago and Carrie’s sister Erin has needed support after she took over as her guardian and caregiver while raising her own daughter and teaching full-time….

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Rising Treetops cares for school-age children with special needs after school and on days schools are closed.   We are still accepting applications for the 2017-2018 school year!  Our day respite care program serves children with special needs, including autism and physical and intellectual disabilities, in order to provide services for families who are often…

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Earlier this year we started a series called Oakhurst Helps where we share individual stories that have touched us. From July: This story is about Herone, a 23 year old young woman from Brooklyn, who has been a respite client and summer camper at Oakhurst for the last few years. What is unique about Herone…

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