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Transitioning from High School to Adulthood for Individuals Diagnosed with IDD

At La Familia Del Paso (LFDP) we understand that it’s difficult for individuals diagnosed with IDD and their families to transition from high school to adulthood. From navigating everyday life to finding community resources we are here to help you and your family transition in the best way possible. It is important for individuals with IDD to have implemented support, the most important members of the team are the individuals themselves and their families.

Together, we can build a plan based on your interests and dreams for the future.

At LFDP we have a location and a program, (Carolina Center DAHS Program), dedicated to helping individuals diagnosed with IDD. Through this program we can assist you in

-Knowing your rights and community resources

-Information and skills training to help you understand complex adult service systems

-Skills training regarding personal hygiene, nutrition, food preparation and finance management

-Basic technology skills and communication skills

We understand that there are different levels of need for each individual and believe that education is the foundation to independence and increased quality of life.

Transitioning from high school to adulthood requires self-determination skills, facilitated person-centered planning, community services, community resources and dedication.

At the Carolina Center, we provide transportation to and from the facility, breakfast, lunch and a snack, and a full time Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) dedicated to medication monitoring. Throughout the day members conduct daily activities such as, arts and crafts, groups, and occasional outings that are meant to instill a higher quality of life. If needed, LFDP provides other services such as case management, psychiatric evaluations, symptom management, crisis intervention, psychosocial rehabilitation, anger management and primary health care services.

Don’t hesitate to contact us today to learn more about our services (915)239-2955. We can help you and your family coordinate the transition process.

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