Special needs services for those of all ages
TradeWinds Services Inc. has programs addressing special needs education for individuals from all age ranges.
Children: For each child TradeWinds Children Services creates a unique plan tailored to individual needs and designed to maximize each child’s potential. Plans include therapeutic and educational services, daycare, after-school care and summer camp.
Youth: By instructing at-risk youth in tasks such as goal setting, resume writing, and interview preparation, instructors in the TradeWinds Youth Employment Readiness Program prepare high school level individuals to enter a competitive work force. Those selected receive intense employment readiness training with the support of a one-on-one case manager.
Adults: Adult educational opportunities are wide and varied.
— Group Homes are available for those individuals who have the ability to live independently in one of our six facilities located throughout Northwest Indiana. Intensive training provides the skills for leading an active, productive life.
— Art of Living provides adults with more severe and pervasive needs the training to navigate the tasks of everyday life.
— Work Solutions offers the assistance of an employment specialist to provide job training, placement and follow-along service to adults of varying abilities.
— Visions arms visually impaired adults with the skills and equipment they need to be self-sufficient and independent while working and living in the community.
More information about TradeWinds Services Inc., of Gary, is at www.tradewindservices.org or
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