But it is sometimes confusing to figure out what is best, and making this decision often sparks many different emotions for everyone in your family. This camp focuses on social skills, study skills, learning styles, time management, navigating campuses, self advocacy, independent living skills, and other skills needed for this transition. Is your young adult with disabilities or special health-care needs ready to move out? With the help of New Directions, many young adults who previously failed to thrive are achieving independence for the first time in their lives. Backyard Apartment or House Addition: Easterseals provides services for young adults who are transitioning from childhood to adult life.
The growing population of college-bound students with disabilities, may need more support and assistance than is typically provided or available to them.
Disability Services for Young Adults
Learn More Camping and Recreation Our unique camping and recreation programs for people with disabilities are located across the country and feature exciting opportunities that promote independence and inclusion. Connect Locally with an Easterseals near you Please search our Affiliates and Service Centers by zip code or state using the forms below. These places usually give adults a sense of routine, a mix of activities, and transportation to get groceries or get to work. Transitioning to independence during young adulthood is a pivotal and challenging time for everyone. In this living arrangement, maybe 2 or 3 parents buy a house or duplex and help their children live there with support, including learning responsibilities about bills, doing laundry, and having a job to pay rent. Would I like to live some place with supervised activities and more than 50 roommates living in groups in individual cottages? New Directions specializes in serving students with: