Intellectual Disability & Autism Services - Access Services

Intellectual Disability
& Autism

Imagine a world that is
accessible to everyone.

Our Approach

Our Intellectual Disability & Autism service line believes in empowering individuals’ abilities and unlocking their full potential. Disability does not mean inability.

Our various programs facilitate personal growth and help individuals reach their goals. We offer community-based programs, both in-home and off-site, where social skills and exciting activities promote development in life skills.

Employment services that create individualized plans and a comprehensive approach in services that focus on expanding employment opportunities through employment skills training, job match and on-going job support with employment specialists.

Our robust Lifesharing program and Community Living Homes are designed to create a true home living experience focused on support and care for those we serve.

Our Intellectual Disability & Autism Services

for Eastern Pennsylvania

Description

For those caring for a loved one with special needs, Access Services Adult Respite offers a safe and simple way to take a break from your daily care routine.

PA Counties Served

Berks, Bucks, Carbon, Chester, Delaware, Lehigh, Luzerne, Monroe, Montgomery, Northampton, Pike, Schuykill

Who is it for?

Caregivers and anyone who wants to give caregivers a break.

Description

Our community homes create a family style living environment to meet each person’s needs. Emphasis is placed on community participation and personal growth.

PA Counties Served

Lehigh, Northampton, Montgomery

Who is it for?

Individuals with an intellectual disability.

Description

Innovative adult day programs that help develop functional skills and discover talents through volunteer opportunities and engaging social activities.

PA Counties Served

Day programs operate in Bucks, Carbon, Lehigh, Monroe, Montgomery, Northampton, Schuylkill (being a resident of these counties is not required).

Who is it for?

Adults who have completed high school with a diagnosis of an intellectual disability or autism.

Description

Providing employment support for individuals over the age of 18 who have a disability or autism.

PA Counties Served

Bucks, Chester, Lehigh, Montgomery

Who is it for?

Individuals over the age of 21 with an intellectual disability or autism.

Description

Direct Support Professionals (DSPs) provide 1 on 1 care to support adults and children in their homes and in the community by setting personal goals and learning skills for day-to-day living.

PA Counties Served

Berks, Bucks, Carbon, Chester, Delaware, Lehigh, Monroe, Montgomery, Northampton, Pike, Schuylkill

Who is it for?

Individuals with intellectual disabilities and autism.

Description

Lifesharing allows individuals to live with qualified, trained providers, becoming a part of their lives and families while offering support and guidance to achieve their goals and aspirations.

PA Counties Served

Berks, Bucks, Carbon, Chester, Delaware, Lehigh, Monroe, Montgomery, Northampton, Pike, Schuykill

Who is it for?

Individuals 18 and older with an intellectual disability.

Description

An opportunity to experience employment responsibilities in a structured work environment.

PA Counties Served

Montgomery

Who is it for?

Individuals over the age of 21 with an intellectual disability or autism.

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