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Adult Vocational Programs

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The goals of the Easter Seals Adult Vocational Programs are to empower each client to achieve peak work performance, increase social skills, develop an effective means of communication and foster the acquisition of functional life skills for independence in his/her community.

Philosophy
Following development by a comprehensive multi-disciplinary team approach, the Individualized Performance Plan (IPP) serves as the core of programming for all clients ages 18 and older.

Program Goals
Easter Seals Adult Vocational Programs are dedicated to improving the quality of life for all people. Clients are encouraged to independently initiate and perform a variety of tasks and ultimately become  autonomous workers. Vocational programming is based on three domains: communication, behavior and social relatedness.  Instruction is individualized in order to meet the unique needs of each client. In addition to functional work skills training, the program addresses the total person through the following services: vocational skills training, social skills training and special recreational activities. Our ultimate goal is for clients to maximize their potential and integrate into the community as frequently as possible.

What Can Easter Seals Adult Vocational Program Do For You?
Easter Seals Adult Vocational Program operates as a contract service and our workers are available for long-term or short-term jobs.  We can:

  • Perform practically any job requiring use of hands, eyes and mind
  • Provide supervision and direction by trained instructors to guarantee quality
  • Help businesses respond to seasonal overloads and peak periods
  • Spare businesses the cost of fringe benefits, taxes and unemployment compensation
  • Eliminate the cost of hiring and training
  • Provide businesses with work product that will meet your exact standards and deadlines

Our workers' skills include but are not limited to:

  • Packaging 
  • Assembling
  • Laminating 
  • Collating 
  • Mailings
  • Labeling
  • Gluing
  • Heat sealing
  • Constructing Sample Kits
  • Compiling Press Kits

The Adult Vocational Programs work in partnership with HarrysButtons.com at Easter Seals

Adult Vocational Program Client Manual

Adult Vocational Program Calendar 2013-2014

For more information, please contact:

Michelle Wojciechowski
1939 West 13th Street, Chicago, IL  60608
17300 Ozark Avenue, Tinley Park, IL  60477
312-491-3955 Phone
312-432-9168 Fax
mwojciechowski@eastersealschicago.org

Easter Seals Adult Vocational Program - Chicago
1939 West 13th Street
Chicago, IL  60608

312-432-9167 Phone

Easter Seals Adult Vocational Program - Tinley Park
17300 Ozark Avenue
Tinley Park, IL  60477

708-802-9050 ext 127 Phone 

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