Our Services    

Attendant Care - Attendant care refers to a service provided in a range of settings including the client's home and other community venues for individuals who require assistance due to physical, sensory and/or cognitive disabilities. Attendant care is delivered to a client with a disability as a means to enable that client to achieve maximum personal independence and maintain functional skills and capacities within the community when appropriate.

Respite Care - Respite Care Providers provide service in the client’s home, or out in the community, and care for the person with the disability, which allows the primary caregiver the opportunity to take a break, run errands, spend time with other family members, and/or take care of other personal matters. 

Habilitation Care - Habilitation Care helps individuals improve their skills in areas such as money management, socialization, problem solving, deductive reasoning, personal hygiene, and other aspects of individualized decision-making.

Day Treatment and Training Summer (under age 16) - A group setting service that provides specialized sensory-motor, cognitive, communicative, social interaction and behavioral training to promote skill development for some portion of a 24-hour day.

Transition to Employment -  A group setting service that provides a Division member with individualized instruction, training, and supports to promote skill development for integrated and competitive employment.

Career Exploration -  Provides instructions and assistance to clients in researching various career fields, qualifications and skill requirements for various jobs for which clients are interested, and job outlook and current employment opportunities with local employers throughout Arizona.

Supported Education - Provides instructions and assistance to clients in preparing for the education and/or training necessary to successfully achieve employment in their chosen field.

Group Supported Employment - This group service provides individuals with an on-site supervised work environment in a community employment setting. Members are paid by Special Needs Services or the employer for work performed in accordance with State and Federal law.

Individual Supported Employment - A service that provides job development, assistance in matching the individual with an integrated competitive job and supports to an employed individual once placed.

Employment Support Aide - This service provides members with the one-to-one supports needed for the member to remain in his/her employment.

Vocational Rehabilitation- 

VOCATIONAL REHABILITATION: What's it all about? 

 

 In addition to TTE, DTA, and GSE services, the next level SNS offers are various one on one services funded by Vocational Rehabilitation (VR) to support our members who are willing and able to work  in a competitive workforce. We provide the following VR services:

 

 Job Preparation to enable members to identify their job goals.

Job Development and Placement to help members prepare for, search for and obtain employment.

Job Coaching for 90 days over and above standard employer training to help members be successful in retaining their jobs.  

 

 

 Going through the VR process can be intimidating, but it doesn't have to be. If you take it one step at a time, you can do it.  Follow these steps:

 

 1. Submit a referral form to DES and they will schedule your Introduction/Intake Appointment

 

2.        Identify your job goal: develop an Individualized Plan for Employment with your VR counselor

 

3.        Prepare for employment: get training and keep in touch with your counselor

 

4.        Job search: work with job coach to prepare and apply for jobs

 

5.        Secure employment and get onsite job coaching for at least 90 days

 

 If you're ready to make that move into the competitive job market, let us know and we'll help you keep moving forward!  Check out https://des.az.gov/services/employment/arizona-rehabilitation-services if you would like more information, or email our Job Developer Kathy at Kathy@specialneedsservices.net.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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