ACES (Accessing Community Employment Solutions)
The ACES program offers employment skill building focus, with pre-employment skills training, in the technology and career center. The pre-employment skill building topics are work related, and cover issues relevant to employment. Such topics may include; work readiness (attire, hygiene) work place safety (OSHA, forklift safety, harassment), task completion, social etiquette, handling frustrations at work and with co-workers, job seeking (interview skills, resume writing, completing applications), bus training.
A day support program that provides multidisciplinary, comprehensive, and individualized services to adults who have been diagnosed with Autistic Disorder, Asperger's Syndrome or Pervasive Developmental Disorder NOS. The programs foundation is built upon functional daily life skills, to ensure that the people served have the skills necessary to be as self-reliant as individually possible. Primarily, our Genesis program works with individuals to develop volunteer opportunities and potential volunteer sites.
HOME-BASED ( DS medically fragile program)
This program is not necessarily job/task oriented. Services include medical/personal care assistance, instruction in skills that a person wishes to learn with the focus being that we assist this person to keep and enhance their independence, such as; self-help skills, community living/self-sufficiency skills, fine and gross motor development, social/interpersonal adjustment, and receptive/expressive communications. The services are provided in-home at various DHI Group Living Facilities and or at the person’s place of residence.