Program areas at Didlake
Individual supported employment: our services provide internationally accredited rehabilitative supports to assist persons with disabilities in obtaining and maintaining meaningful employment. We take the time to learn about an individual's strengths, desired outcomes, required supports, employment goals and training needs to develop a successful strategy for them. Services may include: career exploration, situational assessments, job development services, job placement and training services, and follow along support. People with disabilities are matched to competitive job openings based on their passion, skills and individual career interests while receiving rehabilitative supports to ensure long term success.
Rehabilitative employment services: we provide internationally accredited rehabilitative supports to assist persons with significant disabilities in obtaining and maintaining employment in an integrated setting. Programs are designed to help individuals overcome barriers to employment which, in turn, help improve economic well-being. Services may include situational assessments, orientation and training on the job (place and train) and follow along support. Didlake may also provide on-site supervision, training, counseling, advocacy and support on an individualized basis as warranted.
Day support services: Didlake day support services provide opportunities for people with disabilities to optimize their personal, social, and vocational skills. Our services focus on personal growth and learning to help each individual live a full, responsible, productive life. We provide a supportive environment and encourage individuals to experience new things. All individuals are active participants along with their family members, support coordinators, and direct caregivers in the development of their specific program plan. Program plans support the individual needs, desires, and interests of each participant.licensed by the Virginia department of behavioral health and developmental services (dbhds), department of medical assistance services (dmas) and accredited by the commission on accreditation of rehabilitation facilities (carf).group day support: offers adults with developmental disabilities supports to acquire, retain, or improve skills of self-help, socialization, community integration and career planning along with opportunities for peer interactions, community integration, and enhancement of social networks. Supports foster opportunities to access activities and experiences that lead to the individual being a productive and contributing member of his/her community. Activities and skill building are individualized and lead to the individual developing problem-solving, sensory, gross and fine motor, communication and personal care skills; self, social, and environmental awareness skills; skills as needed in positive behavior, using community resources, community safety and positive peer interactions, volunteering and educational programs in integrated settings, forming community connections or relationships; career planning and resume development based on career goals, personal interests, and community experiences.community engagement: supports and fosters the ability of the individual to acquire, retain, or improve skills necessary to build positive social behavior, interpersonal competence, greater independence, employability and personal choice necessary to access typical activities and functions of community life such as those chosen by the general population. Services are offered in the community and may include community education or training, retirement, and a strong emphasis on volunteer activities that could lead to acquiring employment skills. Community engagement provides a wide variety of opportunities to facilitate and build relationships and natural supports in the community, while utilizing the community as a learning environment. These activities are conducted at naturally occurring times and in a variety of natural settings in which the individual actively interacts with persons without disabilities (other than those paid to support the individual). The activities enhance the individual's involvement with the community and facilitate the development of natural supports.