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As Cayman’s active COVID-19 cases continue a downward trend, the Sunrise Adult Training Centre in West Bay is trialling a return to in-person classes and support services. The facility for special needs adults shut its doors in March, when educational institutions were ordered closed by government as a coronavirus-control measure.
Zoom, WhatsApp and personalised videos by staff have helped keep the Sunrise community connected during a time that can be especially difficult to process for individuals with neurological or intellectual differences.
The Education Ministry says plans for a new Sunrise Adult Training Centre are advancing to the design phase.
Government has announced plans to spend nearly $1.5 billion dollars over the next two years to support its plans and programmes. In a special feature, we analyse where that money comes from and where it goes.
There are costumes to make, elephant trunks and wildebeest masks to complete. There’s the papier-mâché ‘Pride Rock’ awaiting finishing touches and songs to be recorded in the studio. There are lines to memorise and traditional African foods to cook.
Nearly a decade after government commissioned a consultancy report to evaluate the Sunrise Adult Training Centre, the assessment has been made public, revealing that the facility’s needs remain much the same.
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Caribbean Utilities Company are hosting a 5K walk/run Sunday, raising funds for the Sunrise Adult Training Centre and the Cayman Islands Athletic Association.
David Bridgeman grabs a handful of clay and holds it up so that the students sitting around the table at the National Gallery of the Cayman Islands art studio can see.
Staff and students of the Sunrise Adult Training Centre donned yellow T-shirts Monday to celebrate the International Day for Persons with Disabilities.
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It was an idyllic Wednesday morning when staff at the Sunrise Adult Training Centre took their special-needs adults on the “daily mile,” a walk aimed at keeping them in good physical shape.
The first Seven Mile Beach Games for Cayman’s Special Olympics athletes drew more than 100 attendees Saturday.
Volunteers from the Caribbean Utilities Company and members of the Sunrise Adult Training Centre community attended their annual summer movie outing at Regal Cinema in Camana Bay on July 13.
Clients of the Sunrise Adult Centre took to the stage recently to perform “The Sound of Music” at the Harquail Theatre.
A blustery weekend did not stop members of the Cayman community from coming out last Saturday to support adults with special needs at the Sunrise Adult Training Centre’s annual Family Fun Day.
Students and churchgoers in West Bay were treated last week to a visit from a Florida-based choir. The Westminster Christian High School Choir from Miami, Florida, on a four-day tour of the Cayman Islands gave a recital at Sir John A. Cumber Primary School on Friday.
Plans for a new Sunrise Adult Training Centre will move forward under the initiative of local project development company Rider Levett Bucknall, the Cayman Islands government said this week.
Sunrise Adult Training Centre clients and staff dressed in yellow on Dec. 2 to mark International Day of Persons with Disabilities.
The Ministry of Education is preparing an outline business case to develop a new Sunrise Adult Training Centre facility, with the aim of moving the program to a purpose-built building with more space for clients.
Plans are under way to create a new and improved Sunrise Adult Training Centre, with a committee being formed to work on an outline business case for the project.
The Sunrise Adult Training Centre’s spring concert, “Mummeh Mia!: The Barcadere Beckons” will be taking place at the Harquail Theatre on May 18.
Young adults from Sunrise Adult Training Centre draw inspiration from National Gallery of the Cayman Islands
Ariane Dart hosted her private annual tea party Friday afternoon. Funds raised from the event are donated to the National Gallery.
West Bay’s hidden corners play host to numerous hotels, residences and restaurants, and along with them, a facility serving a very special segment of Cayman’s population.