Program areas at Magnify of Central Florida
Our residential programs provided 24-hour, 365-day support to 43 individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities. This includes supervision and assistance by 24-hour staff members with activities of daily living and personal hygiene, medication management, medical case management, food preparation, community integration and access, developmental programs to foster independence, recreational activities and volunteer activities in the community. Developmental programs are person-centered and foster physical wellness, social skills, housekeeping skills and money management.
Our supported employment programs consist of our adult employment programs and youth transitional programs which serve a total of 149 individuals with disabilities who reside throughout lake, orange, osceola, polk, and seminole counties. Our adult employment programs provide comprehensive pre-vocational training and counseling, job development, on-the-job training, placement, and on-going follow-along support to 50 individuals. Services are personalized to the needs of the individual and may include group and individualized instruction in accessing and exploring the job market and possible career paths as well as developing individual job applications, interviewing skills, self-advocacy skills, social skills, and skills needed for the personalized career path. Our youth transitional programs served 90 high school students through project search, which is a one-year employment preparation program that takes place entirely in the workplace combining real-life work experience training in employability and independent living skills. Our career camp is an additional youth transition program that served 9 high school students in a 50 hour experience at a workplace learning employability skills.
Our life skills program provided 46 individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities with training services in life skills intended to support the individual in developing meaningful and valued roles in the greater community. These services are scheduled 6 hours a day up to 5 days a week. The life skills program includes volunteering, accessing community resources, meaningful day activities, training in activities of daily living, self-advocacy, adaptive skills, and social skills. All activities are person-centered and meaningful to the individual and their goals.