DCC Virtual Open House Week - Accommodations for Students with Disabilities at DCC: what's available and how to apply - March 2, 2021 at 6pm.
NAMI Family-to-Family educational program for family, significant others and friends of people with mental health conditionsThe Work Incentives Planning & Assistance (WIPA) grant is a free service for beneficiaries who are working or are close to employment. If you receive disability benefits from Social Security, WIPA staff can help you understand how working will affect your benefits.
Adult Career and Continuing Education Services-Vocational Rehabilitation (ACCES-VR) starts with the presumption that all individuals with disabilities can benefit from vocational rehabilitation services and should have opportunities to work in jobs integrated within their communities. Vocational Rehabilitation Counselors guide individuals through service programs they need to reach their employment goal.ACCES-VR assists individuals with disabilities to achieve and maintain employment and to support independent living through training, education, rehabilitation, and career development.
The Front Door strives to:
- Improve the way people learn about OPWDD and available service options
- Better connect individual needs to available services
- Give people as many opportunities as possible for self-direction
Front Door services rest on the philosophy of self-determination and the idea that people with developmental disabilities have the right to:
- Enjoy more meaningful relationships with family, friends, and others in their lives
- Experience personal growth
- Fully participate in their communities
- Live in the home of their choice
Ultimately, opening the Front Door means people with developmental disabilities will have the opportunity to pursue their dreams and live the lives of THEIR choosing.
Click on the link above to find resources to help prepare for the future!Tips to encourage self-determined behavior and speaking with youth about their disability.This website provides unique simulations and videos to better understand your child’s world and disablity.Developmental Disabilities Division