Independent Living Skills Instruction

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    Programs that assist people who have disabilities to learn the basic skills of daily living through individual and group counseling and instruction, experience and practice in coping with real or simulated life situational demands; or through the use of assistive devices, special equipment and specialized assistants. Services include but are not limited to training in the ability to travel about the community alone; to live independently in a private residence; to maintain health through self-care and use of medical services; to live within personal income; to maintain acceptable grooming and appearance; to deal with legal, family or social problems; and to cope with other requirements for successful independent living.

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    Service NameDescriptionLocationProgramAgency
    Adult Day Care - Elderhaus Adult Day ProgramOffers a structured day program for adults 18 years old and older who need therapeutic, health, and social activities as an alternative to institutionalization, or to postpone long-term care placement. Specifically provides support to individuals with traumatic brain injuries and post-stroke symptoms. Transportation can be facilitated through Yellow Cab, SAINT, Heart and Soul, or Elderhaus transport from Loveland and Berthoud into Fort Collins to LaPorte. Other services include: - Respite/support groups specifically for caregivers. - Life skills training in areas of local travel planning and cooking - Men's group - Medical equipment loan closet - Veterans assistance Larimer CountyElderhaus Adult Day ProgramElderhaus Adult Day Program
    Behavioral Services - Personal Assistance Services of Colorado (PASCO)Identifies an individual's needs and tailor a success plan using an evidence-based, data-driven approach. Services cover skill areas such as: - Vocational skills - Coping and tolerance skills - Adaptive and self-help skills - Language and communication - Attending and social referencing - Cognitive functioning - Pre-academic skills - Motor skills - Safety skills - Play and leisure skills - Community integration - Social skills - Reduction of interfering, challenging, or inappropriate behaviorsJefferson CountyPersonal Assistance Services of Colorado (PASCO)Personal Assistance Services of Colorado (PASCO)
    Behavior and Skills Coaching - ExcelsiorProvides community transition/reintegration services, behavioral modification, and age-appropriate living skills for youth ages seven and older.Arapahoe CountyExcelsiorExcelsior
    Family Support Services - Community Connections, Inc.Providing funding for families to support the extra expenses experienced when caring for individuals with developmental disabilities, Family Services monies can be applied for: - Respite care for the family member with a disability - Professional services for an individual with a disability - Medical services not covered by public or private insurance - Transportation and other costs associated with accessing medical or professional services - Assistive Technology - Home modification - Parent and sibling support La Plata County281 Sawyer DriveCommunity Connections
    Home Health Care - Argus Home CareProvides home health care, home care, personal care, occupational therapy, and physical therapy for the elderly, blind, and disabled program (HCBS-EBD). Argus Home Care is a Medicaid and Medicare certified agency, and licensed through the State of Colorado.Pueblo CountyHome Care ProgramArgus Home Care, Inc.
    Independent Living Services - Southwest Center for IndependenceIndependent Living Specialist assist those living with a disability with referrals and advocacy for independent living. Services: - Individual & systems advocacy - Assessments for assistive technology & home modifications - Visual Impairment assistive technology - Assistive technology grants - Independent living skills training - Classes & workshops - Nursing home diversion - Transition from restrictive environments to those that are less restrictive (from high school, parent's home, nursing homes, jail) Support groups, peer support and advocacy is also available for independent living skills support. Groups and services include but are not limited to: - Brain injury support group - Multiple Sclerosis support group - Visual Impairment support group - Physical Disability support group - Socialization/Peer support group - Recreational activities - Civic involvement within the community Group meetings days and times vary. Support group types are subject to change. Call or check the agency's online calendar for more information. Montezuma County432 N BROADWAYSouthwest Center for Independence
    Independent Living Skills Classes - Independence CenterProvides classes on topics such as understanding your disability, riding the bus, budgeting, personal and home management, and cooking. El Paso CountyIndependence CenterIndependence Center
    Low Vision Services - Center for IndependenceCFI Low Vision Program offers support groups and training to individuals with low vision and blindness. Low Vision Services: - Volunteer Readers - Daily Living & Independent Skills training - Sighted Guide - Vocational Skills training - computers, keyboarding, resume writing, and job preparation - Peer Counseling, Support Groups, Recreation - Advocacy for the Vision Impaired and Blind - Information on the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) - In-Service Training & Presentations (provided to other service providers) - Exemption Directory Assistance charger - TAP: Telephone Assistance Program Services at the Assistive Technology Center / Low Vision Lab (open to the public): - Low Vision demonstration of magnifiers, writing aids, sun shields, kitchen aids, etc. - Adaptive equipment demonstrations for talking books, descriptive movies, Bible on cassette, large print books, talking watches, clocks and calculators Montrose County245 South Cascade AvenueCenter for Independence, Western Slope
    Low Vision Services - Center for IndependenceCFI Low Vision Program offers support groups and training to individuals with low vision and blindness. Low Vision Services: - Volunteer Readers - Daily Living & Independent Skills training - Sighted Guide - Vocational Skills training - computers, keyboarding, resume writing, and job preparation - Peer Counseling, Support Groups, Recreation - Advocacy for the Vision Impaired and Blind - Information on the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) - In-Service Training & Presentations (provided to other service providers) - Exemption Directory Assistance charger - TAP: Telephone Assistance Program Services at the Assistive Technology Center / Low Vision Lab (open to the public): - Low Vision demonstration of magnifiers, writing aids, sun shields, kitchen aids, etc. - Adaptive equipment demonstrations for talking books, descriptive movies, Bible on cassette, large print books, talking watches, clocks and calculators Mesa County740 Gunnison AvenueCenter for Independence, Western Slope
    Low Vision Services - Center for IndependenceCFI Low Vision Program offers support groups and training to individuals with low vision and blindness. Low Vision Services: - Volunteer Readers - Daily Living & Independent Skills training - Sighted Guide - Vocational Skills training - computers, keyboarding, resume writing, and job preparation - Peer Counseling, Support Groups, Recreation - Advocacy for the Vision Impaired and Blind - Information on the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) - In-Service Training & Presentations (provided to other service providers) - Exemption Directory Assistance charger - TAP: Telephone Assistance Program Services at the Assistive Technology Center / Low Vision Lab (open to the public): - Low Vision demonstration of magnifiers, writing aids, sun shields, kitchen aids, etc. - Adaptive equipment demonstrations for talking books, descriptive movies, Bible on cassette, large print books, talking watches, clocks and calculators Garfield County823 Blake StreetCenter for Independence, Western Slope
    Low Vision Support Services - Ensight Skills CenterOffers services for people with low vision or impaired vision that cannot be corrected by medical, surgical or optical means such as: - Daily living skills training - Assisting technology training - Magnifiers - Low vision aid use and acquisition - Peripheral vision training - Home safety assessments - Support groups - Educational seminarsLarimer CountyFort Collins - Ensight Skills CenterEnsight Skills Center
    Mentoring and Independent Living Skills - Shiloh HouseOffers community outreach programs, including mentoring and independent living skills classes for youth aged 16 to 25. Independent Living skills classes typically held in the evenings.Jefferson CountyShiloh HouseShiloh House
    Support Services for Adults with Developmental Disabilities (Steamboat Springs Office) - Horizons Specialized ServicesProvides residential and vocational services to eligible adults, ages 21 and older. Services for adults include: - Day Programs - Residential Programs - Supported Living Services - Vocational ServicesRoutt CountySteamboat Springs Office - Horizons Specialized ServicesHorizons Specialized Services
    Youth Transitions, Independent Living Skills - Center for IndependenceThe Youth Transitions program assists young people living with disabilities transition from living at home to living independently. Independent Living Skills Topics include: - Budgeting Money - Communication Skills - Community Resources - Decision Making - Goal Setting - Hygiene - Personal Safety - Time Management - Stress Management - Sex Education - Advocacy Skills - Learning about how to speak up for myself and other people - Learning my rights as a person living with a disability - Learning about the voting process - Learning about how the government works and the legislative process Montrose County245 South Cascade AvenueCenter for Independence, Western Slope
    Youth Transitions, Independent Living Skills - Center for IndependenceThe Youth Transitions program assists young people living with disabilities transition from living at home to living independently. Independent Living Skills Topics include: - Budgeting Money - Communication Skills - Community Resources - Decision Making - Goal Setting - Hygiene - Personal Safety - Time Management - Stress Management - Sex Education - Advocacy Skills - Learning about how to speak up for myself and other people - Learning my rights as a person living with a disability - Learning about the voting process - Learning about how the government works and the legislative process Mesa County740 Gunnison AvenueCenter for Independence, Western Slope
    Youth Transitions, Independent Living Skills - Center for IndependenceThe Youth Transitions program assists young people living with disabilities transition from living at home to living independently. Independent Living Skills Topics include: - Budgeting Money - Communication Skills - Community Resources - Decision Making - Goal Setting - Hygiene - Personal Safety - Time Management - Stress Management - Sex Education - Advocacy Skills - Learning about how to speak up for myself and other people - Learning my rights as a person living with a disability - Learning about the voting process - Learning about how the government works and the legislative process Garfield County823 Blake StreetCenter for Independence, Western Slope

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