Living independently is everyone's dream...
Getting a job is an important milestone for most of us. For individuals with autism spectrum disorders, however, it is a milestone that is often not easily reached. Supported employment is an approach that can facilitate access to employment in typical work environments. Housing that is inclusive of like individuals to reduce the amount of social pressure and creates a safe environment under which to live and grow
Workforce “A” Program
How it works:
Through our fundraising activities we will provide stipend income to the participants in our program for 90 day externships in an attempt to demonstrate that they can work with little or no supervision and be an assets to any companies staffing and operational goals so they can live independently.
We will conduct site interviews at for-profit organizations that are ADA compliant, that have repetitive or artistic work environments that are conducive with our organizations participants and have a published code of conduct that does not discriminate against individuals with handicaps or learning disabilities. They must have supervisory oversight of the workforce we place with them and agree to our contractual Memorandum Of Understanding (MOU) agreement.