Aztec Plumbing and Drains, Inc. installed plumbing for LARC’s new Lab for Living at no cost to the non-profit on February 23, 2019.
LAB (Learn, Achieve, Become) is a new experiential learning environment that transforms traditional program areas into spaces for innovation, vocation, demonstration and learning. LAB layers 5 experiential learning Labs and embraces a holistic strategy as a framework through which people with intellectual and developmental disabilities maximize independence and employment success. The Lab for Living is the first of five labs and is an apartment style setting that will provide participants with hands on training in daily living skills. The Lab will include a bedroom area, living and dining areas, a kitchen and laundry facilities. Daily living skills will include cooking, home management, housekeeping, laundry, menu planning, shopping, fire safety, home safety and much more. With more than 3,700 children in Lee County schools with cognitive disabilities, LAB will create opportunities for individuals now and for generations to come.
Lowe’s previously donated and installed the cabinets and appliances for LAB for Living.