James is redefining the term intellectually disabled. He began receiving service a NCIA’s Career Development Center in July 2005. Upon arrival at the center James received an initial intake assessment to determine his strengths and weakness.
The Fitness Center is constantly busy with exercise classes
Brand New (2012) Career Development Center
The 7th Annual Athletic Games is celebrated with athletic games, dancing, music and great food.
Maintaining the custodial needs for the entire Martin's State Airport is a major responsibility. However, challenges are welcome at the Career Development Program.
Our individuals receive on the job training in a variety of fields under the guidance of experienced instructors.
The Computer Resource Center focuses on job seeking and employment skills.
The NCIA’s Career Development Program provides developmentally disabled adults with job readiness skills and individualized training in preparation for competitive community placement. Working with job coaches trained in specialized areas, each individual receives the support necessary to prepare for community or enclave placement and to maintain quality work performance.
The needs of the individuals we serve impact significantly the training and support identified as most personally relevant and appropriate. We strive to attain the highest possible level of independence for our clients in the least restrictive environment. As importantly, our clients learn and grow in a therapeutically-sound environment that fosters feelings of community inclusion and individual self-worth.
Our goal is to foster and develop the individuals’ independent living skills so they can achieve the highest level of integration within the community. Having a job to do and a place to go every day helps increase self-esteem and decrease stress. Through unconditional care and personal attention, NCIA’s family of services helps clients discover a world of possibilities as unique as they are.