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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    Adult Services Community Connections, Inc.The Community Connections, Inc. Adult Services program offers supported assistance with adults with a intellectual, developmental, or physical disability. Services may include: -24/7 Residential Program - supporting clients 24 hours a day, 365 days a year -Supported Living Services - helping clients meet their daily living and safety needs living independently in the community -Community Center - offering weekday opportunities for clients to participate in valued adult roles in the community -Vocational Program - supporting adults in finding, preparing for, and working at a job in the community Cortez Office: 22 W North St. Cortez, CO 81321 La Plata CountyCommunity Connections, Inc.Community Connections, Inc.
    Brain Benders - Elderhaus Adult Day ProgramsSpecialized training to help acquire life skills to help the client live independently.Larimer CountyElderhaus Adult Day ProgramElderhaus Adult Day Program
    Conductive Education - Colorado Foundation for Conductive EducationAn educational approach to learning for individuals with motor disorders such as cerebral palsy aged 6 months - 18 years, as well as adults. Classes offered to learn a variety of physical, cognitive, social, communicative and self care skills to increase independence in daily activities. Classes offered on an individual or group basis.Larimer CountyColorado Foundation for Conductive EducationColorado Foundation for Conductive Education
    Hearing and Low Vision Services (Mesa County) - 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 CountyCenter for Independence (Grand Junction Office)Center for Independence
    Hearing & Low Vision Services (Glenwood Springs Office) - Center for IndependenceCFI offers support groups and individual training to help seniors with low vision, blindness and hearing impairments live independently, remain active and cope with vision and hearing loss. CFI offers referrals for interpreter services by independent contractors. CFI also has a video relay phone available to the public. Also includes the Audio/Visual lab open to the public where individuals with hearing or visual impairments can receive demonstrations for assistance devices and specialized software.Garfield CountyCenter for Independence (Glenwood Springs Office)Center for Independence
    Hearing & Low Vision Services (Montrose Office) - Center for IndependenceCFI offers support groups and individual training to help seniors with low vision, blindness and hearing impairments live independently, remain active and cope with vision and hearing loss. CFI offers referrals for interpreter services by independent contractors. CFI also has a video relay phone available to the public. Also includes the Audio/Visual lab open to the public where individuals with hearing or visual impairments can receive demonstrations for assistance devices and specialized software.Montrose CountyCenter for Independence (Montrose Office)Center for Independence
    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 (Montezuma County) - Southwest Center for IndependenceProvides a variety of services to promote independent living in the Montezuma county area including but not limited to: - 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)Montezuma CountySouthwest Center for Independence (Cortez Office)Southwest Center for Independence
    Low Vision Services - Ensight Skills CenterFor people with low vision or impaired vision that cannot be corrected by medical, surgical or optical means. The Center provides training in: -daily living skills -assisting technology -magnifiers -low vision aid use and acquisition -trial loan program prior to purchase -peripheral vision training -and home safety assessments. Offering support groups and educational seminars. Support Groups in Fort Collins and Loveland meet every month. Call for details.Larimer CountyEnsight 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
    Positive Assistance to Community Transition - Center for IndependenceA weekly life skills class which assists young adults with disabilities to build or strengthen their independent living skills as they move toward becoming an adult. Classes meet Tuesdays 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm 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 about my rights as a person -Learning about the voting process and Learning about how the government works and the legislative process Mesa CountyCenter for Independence (Grand Junction Office)Center for Independence
    Positive Assistance to Community Transition (Glenwood Springs Office) - Center for IndependenceA weekly life skills class which assists young adults with disabilities to build or strengthen their independent living skills as they move toward becoming an adult. 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 about my rights as a person -Learning about the voting process and Learning about how the government works and the legislative process Classes meet Tuesdays at the Grand Junction office 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm Transportation for staff and consumers provided if needed to attend the class.Garfield CountyCenter for Independence (Glenwood Springs Office)Center for Independence
    Positive Assistance to Community Transition (Montrose Office) - Center for IndependenceA weekly life skills class which assists young adults with disabilities to build or strengthen their independent living skills as they move toward becoming an adult. 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 about my rights as a person -Learning about the voting process and Learning about how the government works and the legislative process Classes meet Tuesdays at the Grand Junction office 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm Transportation for staff and consumers provided if needed to attend the class. Montrose CountyCenter for Independence (Montrose Office)Center for Independence
    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

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