What You Need to Know: Volunteering and Assisting with Disabilities
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by Vocational Solutions of Henderson County
1w ago
We rely on volunteers and assistants who play a crucial role empowering the disabled adults in our vocational training programs. If you have time and compassion to donate, we welcome you to volunteer with us. Here is what you need to know about directly assisting with disabilities in our organization. Opportunities to Help Disabled Trainees. We offer flexible schedules and various roles for volunteers assisting our participants with developmental and intellectual disabilities. Some specific ways you can help include job coaching, tutoring, and assisting with life skills workshops. Essential ..read more
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How Training Programs Help Adults with Disabilities Build Skills
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by Vocational Solutions of Henderson County
1M ago
At Vocational Solutions of Henderson County, we provide customized employment training programs for adults with disabilities that help build essential vocational and life skills. Our goal is to empower disabled individuals to overcome obstacles and prepare for success in the workforce. We serve learners throughout Henderson County, matching each person with training tailored to their needs and goals. The training we offer focuses on developing workplace competencies through firsthand education. This includes: Job-specific skills. We work with adults with disabilities to build technical skill ..read more
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Benefits of Personal Development Classes for People with Disabilities
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by Vocational Solutions of Henderson County
2M ago
Our team at Vocational Solutions of Henderson County works extensively with people with disabilities, and we offer a variety of programs to help them live as independently as possible. Much of our programming focuses on preparing our students to enter the workforce, but we also offer programming designed to help our students master skills of everyday living. In this article, we’ll provide more information about our personal development classes and go over some of the key benefits they have to offer. One essential benefit of our personal development classes is the way they can improve individu ..read more
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Vocational Evaluations for People with Disabilities
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by Vocational Solutions of Henderson County
3M ago
While there are some disabilities so severe as to prevent the person from working at all, the majority of people with disabilities are still able to work in some capacity. For example, most people with intellectual disabilities are able to hold steady employment provided they find the right role and are given the right support. In this article, our team at Vocational Solutions of Henderson County will go over a key part of the employment process for adults with intellectual/developmental disabilities: vocational evaluations. Keep reading to learn what is covered in the vocational evaluation p ..read more
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What You Need to Know About Cooking Classes for People with Disabilities
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by Vocational Solutions of Henderson County
4M ago
At Vocational Solutions of Henderson County, we believe adults with disabilities deserve to be able to live as independently as possible. We offer a variety of programs to teach individuals with disabilities essential vocational skills to prepare them for the workforce, as well as important life to maximize their independence. For example, we offer cooking classes to teach our students how to prepare food for themselves, which is an important part of daily life. In this article, we’ll cover some essential information about our cooking classes to help our potential students and their families ..read more
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What Life Skills Training Programs Teach
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by Vocational Solutions of Henderson County
4M ago
Over a billion people live with a disability of some kind, making disabled people the largest minority group in the world. While some disabled people will require lifelong care of some kind, our team at Vocational Solutions of Henderson County believes all disabled individuals deserve to maximize their independence. Even if a disabled person can’t live alone, they should still be able to do as much as they can for themselves. Our team offers a variety of life skills training programs to help adults with intellectual/developmental disabilities learn to master important aspects of daily life. I ..read more
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Best Practices for Assisting with Disabilities
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by Vocational Solutions of Henderson County
5M ago
Our team at Vocational Solutions of Henderson County has been working with people with disabilities for many years, but we know not everyone has the same experience. We also know most non-disabled people have their hearts in the right place and genuinely want to help, but many aren’t sure how to do so effectively and politely. In this article, we’ll go over a few best practices for assisting those with disabilities. Please note that our team focuses on helping people with intellectual/developmental disabilities, so our advice will be focused on that population as well. Ask First – The first ..read more
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Harmful Myths About Adults with Disabilities
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by Vocational Solutions of Henderson County
5M ago
Our mission here at Vocational Solutions of Henderson County is to prepare adults with disabilities to maximize their independence. We have been working with people with intellectual and developmental disabilities for many years, teaching them essential life skills to help them do more for themselves, as well as vocational skills to help them enter the workforce. Over the years, we have encountered a variety of myths about adults with disabilities, so we have put together this article to dispel some of the most harmful of these ideas. Myth: All adults with intellectual disabilities are sever ..read more
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How You can Help People with Disabilities Foster Personal Development
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by Vocational Solutions of Henderson County
7M ago
Personal development in the context of employment involves developing the necessary skills to find and maintain a job. Many of the skills that we here at Vocational Solutions of Henderson County teach are centered around helping people with disabilities enter the workforce in an appropriate field that they can find fulfillment in. Learning these skills can take a lot of time and effort, but there are things you can do to help your loved one as they work on their personal development. For example, it’s important that you give the adults with disabilities in your life the practice they need to ..read more
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What Are Vocational Evaluations?
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by Vocational Solutions of Henderson County
7M ago
Finding employment as a person with a disability is oftentimes more difficult than it would be for someone without a disability. There are typically a few more steps along the way to finding a job that will work out well and accommodate the disability. One of these steps involves looking into vocational evaluations. Vocational evaluations are assessments aimed to discover an individual’s ability to work a job. There are many different factors involved in these evaluations, including a look into the individual’s disability. Disabilities come in many different forms and have many different leve ..read more
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