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Next Generation Services

 

Overview

Next Generation is a community-based program for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities. An alternative to traditional workshops, Next Generation provides opportunities for community integration & social connection.

Next Generation promotes volunteerism, arts and culture, education, internet literacy, health, fitness, and active lifestyles. Next Generation provides a stimulating, enjoyable environment for individuals with a variety of abilities, interests and age ranges.

Core Program Goals

  • Community Integration

    Volunteer Projects, Utilizing Community Resources, Day Trips.

  • Health and Fitness

    Sports Skills, Gross and Fine Motor Development, Fitness- Individual and Group Exercise, Arts and Crafts, Music Therapy, Pet Therapy, Relaxation Therapy, Games.

  • Life Skills and Continuing Education

    Computer and Technology Exploration and Training, Cooking and Nutrition, Daily Living Skills, Money Handling, Problem Solving, Safety, and Productive Work Activities.

  • Socialization and Communication

    Building and Maintaining Healthy Relationships, Developing Social and Interpersonal Skills, Conflict Resolution, Coping Skills, Language and Communication.