For many adults with disabilities, employment is an important goal. Services offered through the Easterseals Rehabilitation Center can help many individuals achieve that dream.
Assistive Technology Solutions
The highly specialized field of Rehabilitation Engineering can open new worlds of independence for individuals with disabilities. The Easterseals Rehabilitation Center’s Assistive Technology Solutions can visit workplaces to assess the need for physical modifications, assistive hardware and software. Evaluations may focus on computer access, environmental controls, low vision aids, ergonomics, and more, based upon the individual’s abilities and goals.
Horizon Industries day program offers organizational employment through contracts with area businesses. Adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities learn vocational skills, earn a paycheck, and can also participate in educational, social, and recreational opportunities.
New Frontiers Employment Services
New Frontiers Employment Services assists adults with disabilities in making informed career choices and in preparing for, obtaining, and retaining community employment.
Ticket to Work
New Frontiers is also an approved Employment Network with the Social Security Administration. SSI and SSDI recipients are assisted with benefits analysis and Ticket to Work services.