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Ability Building Center (ABC)

Independent Living Skills (ILS) Training

ABC Works - LaCrescent

62 N 3rd St, La Crescent, MN, 55947-1117

Distance: 142 Miles

(507) 895-7161

Website

https://abcinc.org/programs/independent-living-skills-and-semi-independent-living-skills

Service Details

Description

Independent Living Skills (ILS) Training services develop, maintain, and improve a person's community living skills in the areas of:
* Communication
* Community living and mobility
* Interpersonal
* Reduction/elimination of maladaptive behavior
* Self-care
* Sensory/motor development involved in acquiring functional skills


Additional Information

Provides:
* Social skills and community integration
* Home management
* Personal care, medicine management and hygiene
* Cooking
* Shopping
* Personal finance
* Pet care
* Self advocacy


About This Location

ILS training is direct training from a staff person to address the identified skill development needs of a person in the areas of:
* Communication skills
* Community living and mobility
* Interpersonal skills
* Reduction/elimination of maladaptive behavior
* Self-care
* Sensory/motor development involved in acquiring functional skills

Assistance and supervision may occur during the delivery of ILS training services. However, training must be the primary service provided.

Learn more about this service when paid for under the waivers in the Community-Based Services Manual.

Because service availability may be limited due to the COVID-19 pandemic, this service may be provided using phone calls or other technology to offer real-time contact and support.

Features

  • Payment
    • Brain Injury Waiver (BI) 
    • Community Access for Disability Inclusion Waiver (CADI) 
    • Community Alternative Care (CAC) Waiver 

Eligibility

Under Waiver Reimagine, Independent Living Skills (ILS) Training and individualized home supports are streamlining into one service called individualized home supports with training as of January 1, 2021 (or upon federal approval).


For more information about individualized home supports and the transition throughout 2021, please visit the DHS manual page for individualized home supports and the FAQ section of the Waiver Reimagine website.


Area Served

Houston County


Websites

Phone Numbers

Type Number Hours
Main (507) 895-7161

Last Update

9/16/2021

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