The following Services Help Us Achieve our Mission

We believe no one should suffer from social isolation or loneliness and everyone deserves the opportunity to meet awesome people and make new friends.

Virtual Events
  • 125+ virtual events per month: View the event calendar
  • The events include exercise classes, games, educational presentations, virtual trips, arts & crafts, discussion groups, and more
  • We are actively recruiting and training people with ID/DD to host their own virtual events with the additional support of a WTT cohost, marketing, and tech support
Tech Training Hub
  • On-demand training resources including step-by-step instructions and quick start guides in plain language
  • Topics
    • GETTING STATED: Computer, Chromebook, Tablet, Smartphone, Internet, Email, Apple Devices, Android Devices
    • SOCIAL MEDIA: Facebook, Facebook Messenger, Instagram, Pinterest, Snapchat, TikTok, YouTube
    • INDEPENDENCE: Online Dating, Online Games, Online Music, Online Shopping, Ridesharing (Uber/Lyft), Smart Homes, Zoom, Internet Safety
    • PRODUCTIVITY: Microsoft Word, Google Docs, Microsoft Excel, Google Sheets, Microsoft PowerPoint, Google Slides
Advocacy Video Hub
  • Video library with over 750 videos and 190 teacher guides to help advocates speak up for themselves and lead presentations
  • Topics
    • CAREERS: Career Interviews, Employment, Enrollment, Enlistment, Entrepreneurship, Workforce Readiness
    • CHARACTER: Attitude, Character Traits, Courage, Creativity, Determination, Emotions, Gratitude, Human Rights, Inclusion, Kindness, Leadership, Motivation, Perseverance, Self Esteem, Uniqueness
    • LIFE SKILLS: Conflict Resolution, Dress for Success & Good Hygiene, Health & Wellbeing, Internet Safety, Money Management, Self-Advocacy, Time Management
    • TOUGH STUFF: Abuse, Addiction, Bullying, Conflict Resolution, Diversity, Driving, Grief, Health, Money, Parenting, Recycling, Safety, Self-Improvement, Sexting, Share Your Story, Stress, Suicide Prevention, Truancy, Trauma, Understanding Disabilities
    • WORKFORCE READINESS: Reliability, Punctuality, Discipline, Teamwork/Collaboration, Professionalism, Learning Agility, Critical Thinking/Problem-Solving, Leadership, Creativity/Innovation, Oral and Written Communication, Digital Literacy, Global/Intercultural Fluency, Career Management, Work Ethic, Drug Free
  • Teacher Guides
    • Written by teachers to help advocates present the topics in both student and adult audiences
    • Suggested ways to use the video if presenting in a school including the appropriate grade level of the audience
    • Purpose of the video and length
    • Discussion questions with answers to use before and after the video
    • Options for extended learning
Wellness Hub
  • Articles, videos, challenges, and resources to support physical and mental well-being
  • Launched in collaboration with Special Olympics and hChoices
  • Focused on the following topics
    • Manageable lifestyle behaviors at the root of 80% of chronic disease
      • Poor sleep, poor diet, physical inactivity, smoking, excessive alcohol, poor stress management, and lack of screenings
    • 9 Dimensions of Wellness
      • Emotional Wellness: Degree to which one feels positive and enthusiastic about one’s self and life
      • Spiritual Wellness: Development of a deep appreciation for the depth and expanse of life and natural forces that exist in the universe
      • Intellectual Wellness: Expanding one’s own knowledge and skills while discovering the potential for sharing one’s gifts with others
      • Social Wellness: Emphasizes the interdependence of human beings and encourages contribution to one’s community and the environment
      • Physical Wellness: Achieved through good nutrition and regular physical activity
      • Occupational Wellness: Recognizes personal satisfaction and enrichment in one’s life through work and volunteerism
      • Environmental Wellness: Trying to live in harmony with the Earth by understanding the impact of one’s interaction with nature and one’s personal environment, and taking action to protect the world around you
      • Creative Wellness: Values and actively participates in a diverse range of arts and cultural experiences as a means to understand and appreciate the surrounding world
      • Financial Wellness: Fully aware of financial status and budgets, saves and manages finances to achieve realistic goals
Friendly Caller Program
  • Community members sign up to receive a weekly call from a volunteer
  • Volunteers call once a week for a friendly informal chat to ensure people have a friend to talk to
  • Friendly Caller buddies are matched using a short survey to determine hobbies, interests, and other topics they like and don’t like to talk about
  • Volunteers go through training before being matched including how to mask their phone numbers
Daily Check-In Service
  • Gives individuals the opportunity to express how they are doing with a Daily Mental Health Check-In by simply selecting a “Smiley Face” that reflects how they feel (similar to the pain chart in a doctors office)
  • Increase positivity and engagement with a Daily Happiness Challenge video
  • Allow our support team and SSAs to reach out and talk to individuals who are struggling or at-risk

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