Southeastern Minnesota Center For Independent Living (SEMCIL)
School to Adult Life Transition
SEMCIL - Winona Office
902 E 2nd St, Ste 277, Winona, MN, 55987
Distance: 1016 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.
Helps students and young adults to gain knowledge and the skills they need to live independently
Training is provided at area schools, offices, consumers' homes, or the community.
* Skills training - individual and group
* Educational workshops and classes
* Parent and student advocacy
* Individualized Education Program (IEP) planning and support
* Independent Living Assessments
Students and young adults will gain:
* An understanding of how to access and direct community supports
* The ability to make informed choices and understand their consequences
* An understanding of their rights and self-representation skills
* A positive disability identity
* Independent living skills
- Free / no cost to eligible clients
- Children and/or youth with disabilities
Age 14 to 22 with any type of disability
8:00am - 4:30pm, Monday - Thursday
Winona, Houston, Goodhue, and Wabasha Counties
|Toll Free||(888) 460-1815|
- SEMCIL - Rochester Office 2200 2nd St SW, Rochester, MN, 55902-3980
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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.