SMILES Center for Independent Living (SMILES CIL)
Independent Living Skills (ILS) Training
New Ulm Office
1618 S Broadway, New Ulm, MN, 56073-3837
Distance: 966 Miles
Independent Living Skills (ILS) Training services develop, maintain, and improve a person's community living skills in the areas of:
* Community living and mobility
* Reduction/elimination of maladaptive behavior
* Sensory/motor development involved in acquiring functional skills
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.
Contact directly at (507) 345-7139 (toll free at (888) 676-6498) or email to firstname.lastname@example.org
A county case manager can call to set up waiver-funded (or the Developmental Disabilities waiver service of Semi-Independent Living Services (SILS) services).
Accepts waiver funding for people on disability waivers.
Also provides services to people who are not on waivers.
Blue Earth, Brown, Faribault, Le Sueur, Martin, Nicollet, Sibley, Waseca, and Watonwan Counties
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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.
LR-3200Independent Living Skills Instruction Definition
Programs that assist people who have disabilities to learn the basic skills of daily living through individual and group counseling and instruction, experience and practice in coping with real or simulated life situational demands; or through the use of assistive devices, special equipment and specialized assistants. Services include but are not limited to training in the ability to travel about the community alone; to live independently in a private residence; to maintain health through self-care and use of medical services; to live within personal income; to maintain acceptable grooming and appearance; to deal with legal, family or social problems; and to cope with other requirements for successful independent living.
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.
A respiratory illness caused by the coronavirus first identified in Wuhan, Hubei Province, China in 2019 which likely originally emerged from an animal source, has spread person-to-person in many locales as well as to other countries around the world and has been identified as a pandemic by the World Health Organization (WHO). Symptoms include mild to severe respiratory illness with fever, cough and difficulty breathing. Those most at risk from the virus are older adults and people with pre-existing health conditions.
YJ-8750.0025Adults With Disabilities/Health Conditions Definition
Adults who have physical, sensory, developmental, cognitive, mental or emotional limitations, illnesses or injuries that affect their ability to engage in one or more major life activities.
YJ-8750.1500Children and Youth With Disabilities/Health Conditions Definition
Children and adolescents who have physical, sensory, developmental, cognitive, mental or emotional limitations, illnesses or injuries that affect their performance in school and their ability to engage in one or more major life activities.
YQ-1500Consumer Directed Organizational Perspective Definition
Organizations and individual practitioners who offer maximum choice and control (including the ability to select, manage and dismiss their workers) to people who use services or other supports to help with daily activities.