Socials for Adults with Autism & Their Caregivers
THE WORKFORCE INNOVATION AND OPPORTUNITY ACT
The Department of Labor (DOL), in coordination with the U.S. Departments of Education (ED) and Health and Human Services (HHS), has worked to prepare everyone for the implementation of WIOA. The WIOA Resource Page provides information and resources for States, local areas, non-profits and other grantees, and other stakeholders to assist with implementation of the Act. This page is updated to reflect newly developed materials, including responses to frequently asked questions. Check here for the latests news and announcements: https://www.doleta.gov/wioa/
CSERV, LLC TELEHEALTH
Telehealth, also known as telemedicine, is when a medical professional connects to a patient that is in a different location through videoconferencing. Telehealth is not a new concept. In fact, hospitals have been delivering care to rural areas via telehealth for decades. Telehealth is dramatically transforming the way in which we receive healthcare. CSERV is at the forefront of delivering ABA services through telehealth with services known as Telebehavior Analysis.
Desire Home Care
Regional Center In-Home Respite Care Services are in homecare services provided to individuals with developmental disability, such as Autism, to relieve their primary caregivers. The purpose is to provide respite for family caregivers who often have other children and responsibilities to balance and to help the individual with disability to continue to live at home. We seek to improve the quality of life for families by providing a dependable respite worker or caregiver to provide 1:1 care.
Social Skills Training with Dogs
Do you suspect or does your child have an Autism Spectrum Disorder? Are you interested in social skills training with dogs to help your child?
The University of California at Irvine under Dr. Sabrina Schuck is conducting a new study for children who have or may have ASD. In this study, children will have the opportunity to engage in an interactive environment, which will promote their social skills, self-esteem, and self‐regulation skills. This study involves weekly social skills training sessions with experienced and certified therapy dogs. If you are interested, you and your child may be eligible to participate.
The first study session will be this Thursday July 14th. Participants will meet every Thursday for 6 weeks, ending on August 18th.
Children between the ages of 7 and 9 who have or may have ASD
6 Social Skills Training sessions and 6 Behavioral Parent Training sessions are available at no cost to you
2016 Disability Benefit Guide
The Simple Dollar recently investigated the Social Security Disabilities Benefits and in the course of their research, found that most people who have become or already living with disabilities are not fully aware of the benefits and resources that are available to them. Their team spent weeks reviewing the US Social Security Administration's documentation to develop their 2016 Disability Benefit Guide. This guide breaks down qualifications and the application process, as well as a provides a calculator that can help estimate monthly and annual benefits.
You can see the entire guide along with some of its features here: