Supports and Services ToolBox

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Supports and Services ToolBox

Module 1: Introduction to Adult Services

Young people with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities who are leaving school and transitioning to the world of work and independence are faced with an array of eligibility requirements, assessments and service options that can be confusing. This module will prepare a young person and their family to navigate the social security and disability systems and to understand the steps they need to take to be ready for adult life.

To view on You Tube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4ytPED1Lrdw

To view on Vimeo:  https://vimeo.com/168193845

Module 2: Introduction to Self-directed Services

Adults with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities are increasingly accessing “Self Directed” services from the Office of People with Developmental Disabilities (OPWDD). This is a big change in how supports and services are provided, and the change can at first seem complicated and hard to understand. This brief introduction, the first in a series on Self Direction, describes the basics of Self Directed services.

To view on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c8yWKdKvEFE

To view on Vimeo: https://vimeo.com/155841539

Module 3: Introduction to Housing

Housing for people with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities is going through profound change. The group home system that largely replaced institutional settings is no longer sustainable, and new approaches have to be developed and implemented. This module will introduce the fundamentals of how housing is created, and the emerging options that will provide security and permanency and a fulfilling life.

To view on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XQ9O8HM7AyY

To view on Vimeo: https://vimeo.com/190766352