Adults with Disabilities
@ A. Warren McClaskey Adult Center
The mission of this program is to enhance life opportunities and choices of adults with developmental disabilities by nurturing within the individual an increasing and broadening sense of independence and personal fulfillment; empowering the individual to reach her or his maximum potential; developing human potential through integrated life opportunities; and providing high quality services that enable full community inclusion. The major focus of this program is to offer life skills training which emphasizes achievement of greater independence and a less restrictive lifestyle.Instruction is individualized, competency-based, age appropriate, and to the fullest extent possible takes place in the natural environment of the community. Classes fall into several skill categories such as community access, employment exploration, independent living, job preparation, leisure time, production occupation work and socialization.
McClaskey Programs are designed for consumers who want to achieve greater independence, demonstrate a willingness to participate in group activities, and wish to advance their basic skills.