Access North Center for Independent Living of Northeastern Minnesota
School to Adult Life Transition
Access North - Brainerd Office
606 NW 5th St, Brainerd, MN, 56401-2904
Distance: 993 Miles
Coordinated activities are provided to students to teach the knowledge and skills needed for post-school activities. This can include such things as employment, further education, community experiences or living on your own.
Service for students with disabilities in their transition from school to independent living
Focus is on learning skills in order to live independently.
8:00am - 4:30pm, Monday - Friday
Crow Wing county and surrounding area
Other Services or resources
- Activities for People with Disabilities
- Advocacy - Disabilities
- Assistive Technology Demonstration and Loan Program
- Consumer Directed Community Supports (CDCS) Support Planner
- Home Accessibility Modification
- Independent Living Skills (ILS) Training
- Job Search Assistance
- Nursing Home Relocation Services
- Social Security Advocacy Program
- SSI/SSDI Outreach, Access and Recovery (SOAR)
- Support Group - People with Disabilities
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HH-8000.8500-800School to Adult Life Transition Services Definition
Programs within the formal education system that prepare students with disabilities age 16 and older (and younger students, where appropriate) to make a successful transition to adult life. Transition services are provided while students are still in school, consist of coordinated activities, include both classroom instruction and related community experiences, where appropriate, and teach students the knowledge and skills they will need for postschool activities such as employment, postsecondary education, vocational training, integrated employment (including supported employment), continuing and adult education, adult services, independent living and community participation.
LR-1550Centers for Independent Living Definition
Consumer controlled, community based, cross disability, nonresidential agencies designed and operated within a local community by individuals with disabilities that provide an array of independent living services. All CILs provide five core services: information and referral, independent living skills training, peer counseling, individual and systems advocacy and transition. In addition, many CILs also offer transportation services, mobility training, personal assistance, housing and home modifications, recreation services, vocational programs, assistance in obtaining assistive technology equipment and other individualized services designed to increase and maintain independence.
YB-9000Young Adults Definition
Individuals who are generally between the ages of 18 and 25 depending on the ages that specific programs use for qualification.