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Education Resources

Transition Services for Students With Disabilities Programs that provide support for children with disabilities who are moving from one kind of program setting or service provision system to another.
Public Special Schools Specialized public schools for children with disabilities whose needs cannot be met in special classes or centers in a regular school.
Nonpublic Special Schools Specialized private schools for children with disabilities.
Independent Living Skills Instruction Programs that assist people with disabilities to learn the basic skills of daily living.
Developmental Disabilities Social/Recreational Programs Community-based programs that provide training in community integration and self-advocacy related to recreational and leisure activities.
Adult Development Centers Community-based programs for adults with developmental disabilities that provide support services for community involvement, self-advocacy, self-care and/or employment training. 
Developmental Disabilities Activity Centers Community-based day programs that provide social and recreational opportunities for adults with developmental disabilities who generally have acquired most basic self-care skills, have some ability to interact with others, are able to make their needs known and respond to instructions.
In Home Developmental Disabilities Habilitation Programs Programs that provide services to keep or improve daily living skills and functioning for those with developmental disabilities who reside within the family home.

 

Employment Resources

Comprehensive Disability Related Employment Programs Programs, available to individuals having any disability type, that provide vocational assessment, job development, job training, job placement, specialized job situations and/or other supportive services.
Vocational Rehabilitation Programs that enable individuals with disabilities, people who abuse drugs or alcohol, or people who have emotional problems to obtain the training and employment experiences they need to achieve economic self-sufficiency.
Disability Related Center Based Employment Programs that provide opportunities for individuals with disabilities to learn and practice work skills in a separate and supported environment.
Supported Employment Programs that find meaningful paid work, assign a “job coach”, provide training in basic job skills, work-related behaviors, and specific tasks.
 
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