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What if I’m not yet ready for independent community employment?
CLASS’ Innovative Employment Options service provides several choices in order to meet the needs of each individual. CLASS’ Job Training Areas in our service centers provide job readiness and job skills training. CLASS Job Coaches can provide intensive, one-on-one supports to assist in job readiness training. CLASS also provides several enclave or work crew opportunities where several individuals along with a Job Coach work in a business location.
How will Life Skills Enhancement services benefit me or my loved one?
Life Skills Enhancement services will benefit you or your loved one by providing daily, curriculum-based training on socialization activities, recreation, community inclusion, opportunities for volunteerism, environmental awareness/stimulation, following directions, cultural and ethnic traditions, and leisure pursuits.
What is a home-and-community-based services (HCBS) waiver?
A home-and-community-based services (HCBS) waiver helps to provide for needed services for people with intellectual or other developmental disabilities.
Will I have my own bedroom if I choose to live with a Shared Living Provider?
Yes, your Shared Living Provider is required to provide you with your own room.
Who is eligible to receive services from CLASS?
Individuals who meet the criteria established by the Developmental Disabilities Reform Act, which includes intellectual or other developmental disabilities that are life-long and result in substantial delays in certain areas of life functions, are eligible to receive services from CLASS.