OUTLINE: Milestones Program is a life skills and education environment that promotes independence and self-determination. It supports adults with intellectual disabilities and specializes in working with participants that have a dual diagnosis, although the program is not exclusive to people with mental health issues. The goal of the program is to provide a safe, interactive and positive learning environment that can adapt to different peoples learning needs.
ABOUT THE PROGRAM
STAFFING: Staff to participant ratio is typically 1:5 however staff often accompany participants to a job site to supervise one or more participants. An individual assessment and program plan is designed using a collaborative approach with the participant, families, care-providers and day service staff. All staff have received training in sensory processing disorders, autism, schizophrenia, behavioral and sensory treatment protocols.
LOCATION: Our program location at 574 Erin Street is completely wheelchair accessible.
TRANSPORTATION: Arranged by Community Services.
Main Activity Room
Work Out/Fitness Room
Alternative Solutions Day Services:
500 – 717 Portage Ave, Winnipeg, MB, R3G 0M8.
Components of the program include but are not limited to:
- Physical Activity
- Health and Cooking Classes
- Work Experience & Classes
- Life-Skills Training
- Multi-Sensory Environments
- Computer Programs
- Community Exposure & Participation
- Literacy Classes
- Relationship/Social Skills Training/Anger Management
- American Sign Language Classes
- Art Expression/Music Appreciation
- Current Events
- Individual Physical Therapy Treatment Plans
- Driver’s Education
- Music Recording Studio
- Cultural Awareness
- Interactive White Board