Wildfires are devastating communities across California, causing more than 300,000 people to evacuate their homes and threatening many more. The Camp Fire in Northern California -- one of three blazing across the state -- is the most destructive in state history. We want to ensure that, if you are in an affected community, you find access to shelter. And if you are looking to help with disaster relief efforts, you know the most effective ways to contribute.
Education AFTER Graduation For Young Adults With Special Needs
The Watkins VITAL Care Program is a community-based life skills training transition program for young adults with moderate to severe autism, severe intellectual disabilities, or other challenging conduct issues. The program is intended to service those individuals at the more severe end of the diagnostic profile and may still require 1:1 adult assitance for behaviors, their safety, and the safety of others. In general the individual consumers in this program are non-verbal or limited verbal and may have a various levels of communication skills, such as signing, limited vocal/verbal, use of picture communication and/or augmentative communication devices programmed for basic communication needs in varying community settings. The continued intervention of language and communication skills is considered vital to integration in community settings.