Day Support Program
Shen-Paco Industries, Inc. offers a Developmental Day Support Program to individuals who need additional assistance in developing independence in the activities of daily living. The target population for the program will be those individuals with developmental disabilities who fall within the severe to profound range of Intellectual Disability. The following are areas in which a program participant may pursue independence:
- Self-Care/Adult Daily Living Skills
- Socio-Emotional Development
- Cognitive/Educational Development
- Environmental Skills
- Sensory Motor Development
Individuals in the program will be involved in learning job-related tasks, skills and techniques similar to those required for employment.
This program will integrate the following skills:
- Attention to task
- Discrimination of objects
- Appropriate dress for the workplace
- Hand-eye coordination
- Fine motor skills
- Gross motor skills
Supported Employment Program
Supported Employment Services through Shen-Paco Industries, Inc. may include Individual Competitive Placement and enclaves. All supported employment services provide competitive work in an integrated setting with on-going support services for Individuals with disabilities.
Individualized Competitive Placement will consist of:
Job Development- SPI's employment specialists will development integrated competitive job sites for the individual.
Job Placement and Training- Job site support will be given by the employment specialist. Initial support will be intensive and may last the employees entire workday as necessary. As training and production progress, the Employment Specialist will slowly fade from the job site and follow along will be provided.
Follow Along Services- Follow Along services will be provided by the Employment Specialist as long as the individual and employer feel it is necessary. It can be terminated when all parties agree that it is no longer needed.
For information regarding the programs listed above, please contact:
Mickie Duncan, Program Director, Shenandoah County
Barbie Sharp, Program Director, Page County
Shen-Paco Industries, Inc. will provide residential services to individuals with intellectual disabilities, ensuring a safe and comfortable home environment focusing on education and community exposure. Every individual will be provided with the utmost quality of care and their human rights will be respected at all times. Within this residential setting, the individuals will be involved in learning and developing daily living skills which will be tied into their Person Centered Plan as goals, and practiced on either daily, weekly or monthly basis. Each individual who resides at Helens Haven will attend Shen-Paco Industries, Inc. during the week, Monday-Friday, 8:30-1:30pm or another day program of their choice if transportation is provided. The individuals will also take outings in the community on a frequent basis for educational experiences and community exposure.
For more information about Helens Haven, please contact:
KK Stroop, Executive Director