ARCH – Association for Rights for Citizens with Handicaps
DVR – Department of Vocational Rehabilitation. As a DVR vendor for Supported and Customized Employment, WILC has an 85% job placement rate. 75% of our students are currently working through WILC supported employment with job coaches, work experiences, or permanent part-time jobs in or near the student’s home community.
IRIS – The IRIS program is a Medicaid Home and Community-Based Services (HCBS) waiver for self-directed long-term supports. The program is an option for adults with long-term care need. WILC accepts IRIS for hourly tuition.
Advancing Choices, Inc – A private organization committed to assisting young adults with disabilities to move into supportive and uniquely-tailored community living arrangements.
Good Friend Inc – Autism acceptance and awareness in schools
Dogs in Vests – DogsInVests began with a dream to help others in our area to become more independent. They strive to empower individuals with special needs by providing them with custom trained service dogs. Their goal is to facilitate specialized training, education, and ensure the placement of service dogs to individuals with autism, without causing financial burdens on themselves or their families.
Waisman Center article
– “New CDC Report Finds Increasing Prevalence of Autism in School Age Children” – April 30, 2018
Thank you to all of our past and current board members!