Areas of Emphasis

COMMUNITY
SUPPORT

We partner with local communities & organizations to offer services that affect an individual’s quality of life.

 

EARLY
INTERVENTION

We support programs that provide the tools for individuals to maximize their educational potential and to acclimate into all aspects of student life.

 

EMPLOYMENT

We advocate & encourage opportunities, in the business community, for individuals to acquire, maintain and advance in paid employment within integrated, community settings.

 

HOUSING

We feel that independence is important, so we work with organizations that assist individuals with housing & housing supports and services, including: renting, owning or modifying an apartment or home.

 

TRANSPORTATION

We support efforts that lead to improved access to and use of transportation for individuals with developmental disabilities.

 

HEALTHCARE

Healthcare can be tricky. We connect individuals with organizations & companies that will assist them in coordinating healthcare, mental health, preventive health programs and other human and social services.

 

RECREATION

Recreation is a huge part of a productive life, we strive to ensure access to and use of community recreational, leisure and social activities for individuals with developmental disabilities.

 

QUALITY
ASSURANCE

Protection from abuse and neglect is one of our top priorities. We assist training programs in leadership, self-determination and self-advocacy for individuals with developmental disabilities, their families and guardians. We also support activities related to interagency coordination and integration of service systems.

 

CHILD
CARE

We promote the establishing of child care services; including before, after & out-of-school care throughout the communities of families with children with developmental disabilities.