The Arc of Schuyler knows that transitioning from school to adult living can be a confusing process for you and your family.We offer transition guidance and support to ensure that students with intellectual and developmental disabilities, including autism spectrum disorders receive necessary services beginning with early intervention through high school and beyond.
The Arc of Schuyler provides services to people who have a diagnosis of a developmental disability that originated before the age of 22.
We can assist with determining eligibility for Office for People with Developmental Disabilities services. In certain circumstances, such as vocational training and support, services are open to people with other types of disabilities.
The Arc includes opportunities in its services for you to learn life skills such as using public transportation, grocery shopping independently, home and personal care, budget planning and banking, and other areas of community life.
Pre-vocational services offered through Glen CoPack prepares you for employment in the community by performing vocational assessments as well as teaching appropriate work habits, job production and performance requirements, and how to work with supervisors and colleagues.
The Ticket to Work and Self-Sufficiency program for people with disabilities allows you to receive vocational services and supports at no cost. If you are at least 18 years of age and receive Supplemental Security Income (SSI) or Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) benefits, you qualify for the program.
Employment positions at Glen Industries can provide real work experience in businesses services, food services, food co-packing, and auto detailing.
Professional job coaches can help you create a career path that meets your employment goals. We partner with area agencies and businesses to offer career plans modified to meet your vocational training goals.
There are a number of links to online and document resources in the Transition Resources list at right. You may also take a look at our Transition Guidance brochure for parents and educators.