If you haven't yet learned about Medicaid Waivers, NOW is the time. A Medicaid Waiver is a vital support for students with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Medicaid Waivers pay for services such as job coaching, living supports, personal and community care, and so much more.
SSI & SSDI
Supplemental Security Income, or SSI, is a cash benefit for people who have disabilities with little or no income. This benefit can be used for housing, nutrition, clothing and other essential needs.
There are many ways your loved one can become part of his or her community workforce. From community-based employment services, to supported employment, enclave work and custom employment programs, you can find the best fit for your loved one here.
Does your loved one like to be involved in his or her community? There are many opportunities available. Click the link below to find ways your loved one can become involved!
If your loved one wants to participate in daily activities that focus on skill-building, relationships, and building of employment skills, day programming may be the right fit! Check out some of the day programs in your community.
protection and advocacy
Your loved one may be eligible for protection and advocacy services. If he or she has been exploited, abused, neglected or discriminated against due to their disability, free services are available.
americans with disabilities act
The ADA is a civil rights law that prohibits discrimination against individuals with disabilities in all areas of public life, including jobs, schools, transportation, and all public and private places that are open to the general public. (SOURCE: ADA NATIONAL NETWORK).
Did you know that there are many educational programs for people with disabilities after high school? There are so many opportunities available! Learn about them by clicking below.