This service trains the client using daily, meaningful activities that relate to self advocacy, daily living and social skills that are culturally and age appropriate. The service is usually site based but may be conducted in the community using an entrepreneurial approach or mobile work crews.
ADT providers will provide annual orientation outlining the opportunities for supported employment available to the clients. ADT services are not to exceed 240 days using a five day week model at six hours a day including four per day for training.
ProjectFREE believes that a life skills curriculum approach blends academic, daily living, personal/social, and occupational skills into integrated lessons designed to help students learn to function independently in society. The following bench marks will be incorporated into ProjectFREE’s Adult Day Training,
With newly renovated and expanded program space, workshops in ProjectFREE Gallery for Adult Services provide day services for adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Workshops emphasize pre-vocational/ vocational training, wellness, and daily living, social, and communication skills?
Community inclusion is a key goal of the program. Enrichment activities include:
• Artisan Entrepreneurial Opportunities
• Field trips to local shopping, recreational and cultural centers.
• Campus work assignments
• Participation in Special Olympics
For adults with lower cognitive levels, the program offers:
• Multi-sensory stimulation
• Hand-over-hand training
• Personal assistance
This service is provided to clients to train for and maintain employment. The SE coach will assist the client in all aspects of employment including obtaining and maintaining a job and honing the skills to adequately perform the job properly and interact with co-workers and the public.
This service is rendered at the client’s place of employment or their residence. It may be implemented one-on-one or in a group of up to eight clients.
This service is provided to clients so they may access the community based waiver services from their place of residence. Transportation is provided between residence and a waiver service site or between two distinct waiver sites of different providers. The service may be billed monthly or by one-way trip or by the mile. The funds may not pay for transportation services funded by Medicaid.
These services are activities related to the implementation of the behavioral plan set by the Behavior Analysis. These services will help reduce or replace the problematic behavior. Services are shorter and may be discontinued when the client demonstrates the skills and coping mechanisms in dealing with addressing behavioral issues.
These services are for adults ranging from one-on-one to three-on-one and are usually provided within the community but may be offered in the client’s house.
This service is provided for supervision, non-medical care and socialization activities. Clients are provided services geared towards their Support Plan. Activities will strengthen daily life skills such as planning and preparation of meals, shopping, laundry and house cleaning. Pertinent activities may be attending volunteer activities in the community, visits to the library and shopping.
Companion services are for adults and may be provided one-on-on, two-on-one, or three-on-one and are usually provided in the community but may be rendered at their residence.
In Home Support Services
This service is provided to clients giving them supervision, training and companionship. Staff may be a live-in aid at the client’s residence or work ranging from a four hour shift to a 24 hour shift in a supported living setting. These services insure companionship, safety and daily living and self care.