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Adult Program

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Philosophy

Easterseals is dedicated to improving the quality of life for all people. Programming and instruction is individualized in order to meet the unique needs of each client. Programming is based on all domains including communication, leisure and recreation, social, independent living and employment skills. Our ultimate goal is for clients to maximize their potential, and become successful members of the community.

 
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Goals

The goal of the Adult Program is to provide a holistic approach to broaden employment opportunities, expand social skills and experience, develop communication skills and foster the acquisition of life skills. The program provides work experience and training with supplemental instruction in all domains to empower each client to increase independence and success.
We earned a Level 1, 100% compliance through DHS’s Bureau of Accreditation and Licensur.
 
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Programming

Individualized Performance Plans (IPP) are developed to ensure high-quality, person-centered programming. Our program activities are developed with individual client goals, strengths and interests in all domains.

 
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Admissions

The Adult Program is distinctly unique because we are a smaller, intimate program that ensures person-centered planning and quality evidence based supports for each client we serve. We are accepting referral packets through pre-admission screening agencies at this time.  Please fax referral packets to (312) 432-9168.

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Calendar

The Adult Program adheres to a different calendar than the school. We are closed on specified holidays throughout the year. A copy of the annual calendar is distributed to parents/guardians prior to the start of each new calendar year.

   

To view the English/Spanish brochure click here

For more information, please contact:

Rose McGowan, Manager of Adult Autism Services
rmcgowan@eastersealschicago.org
312.491.3955 (office)

Easterseals Adult Program - Chicago

1939 West 13th Street
Chicago, IL  60608
312.491.3955

Easterseals Adult Program - Tinley Park

17300 Ozark Avenue
Tinley Park, IL  60477
708.802.9050 ext 127 Phone

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CARF accreditation is official recognition that our organization is guided by internationally recognized service standards and best practices.

We earned a Level 1, 100% compliance through DHS’s Bureau of Accreditation and Licensur.

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