WHAT DO WE DO?

We provide services for those 17 years and older with Asperger’s (Autism) and other High Functioning Disabilities;

  • Intellectual Disabilities
  • Developmental Disabilties
  • ADHD/ADD
  • Depression
  • Learning Disabilities (Nonverbal, Anxiety, Dyslexia)
  • Borderline Personality Disorder

1. Job Development

(Private Pay Available, Free if you have an open case with the State of Nevada DETR/BVR)
​​A Job Developer is assigned to each client and assists with resume development, application completion, transportation to interviews, job leads, job-readiness/interviewing skills, on-the-job training, job coaching, employer education about disabilities, assistive technology, and job searching. The Job Developer has knowledge of the labor market and has developed contacs and relationships with area businesses. Based on the client’s interests and abilities, a job match is found.

2. Job Retention

(Private Pay Available, Free if you an open case with the State of Nevada DETR/BVR)
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After a client becomes employed, our Job Developers will contact the client and employer every week for the first 90 days to make sure everything is going well at the place of employment. If a problem is discovered, the Job Developer will intervene and do what is necessary to help the client solve the problem and remain employed.

3. Job Coaching

(Private Pay Available, Free if you have an open case with the State of Nevada DETR/BVR)
A Job Coach trains the client at the job site after the client has been employed. This training can be for an extended amount of time or just for a short period, depending on the individual needs of the client. A typical client will be approved for 20-30 hours of job coaching.

4.Employment Training Classes (20 Hours)

$300.00 or Free if you have an open case with the State of Nevada DETR/BVR).

  • Identifying career interests
  • Identifying ideal workplace environments
  • Workplace-related social skills
  • Completing new hire paperwork (W-4, I-9, etc.)
  • Mock interviews (Before & After)
  • Resume Development
  • Flexibility and Teamwork
  • Dressing for Success
  • 5 Students max per class

***Not Currently being offered***

5.Life Skills Classes (12 hours)

($300.00 or Free if you have an open case with the State of Nevada DETR/BVR).

  • Gaining skills and knowledge necessary for promoting independence in daily living.
  • Money and checkbook management
  • Smart shopping
  • Food nutrition
  • Laundry
  • Home safety
  • Appropriate voice tone (including conversations)
  • Home maintenance and safety
  • 5 students max per class.

****Not currently being offered***

6.Driver’s Education

($350.00 or Free if you have an open case with the State of Nevada DETR/BVR).
Introduction to the laws, concepts, and practices of safe driving in Nevada. This course should lead to the student’s ability to pass the Nevada Driver Written Examination. This is a one on one tutoring session with a licensed DMV instructor. (Non-Driving Component).

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