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LIVING SKILLS AND SOCIAL GROUP FOR YOUNG ADULTS!
Upcoming Independent Living Skills Class Activities!
2nd– Disability Awareness Month/ History- Employment Recognition
9th– Chef Donna- Healthy Eats
16th– ADA- Employment- Guest Speaker-Ms. VickiePenkuhn
23rd– Social Security/ Benefits for Young Adults
30th- Halloween Celebration/ Puppy Play Day
Join us for our FREEIndependent Living/Life Skills and Social group!
When: Every Wednesday
Disability Achievement Center,
12552 Belcher Road South,
Largo, FL 33773
Since 1992, Disability Achievement Center has been serving people of all ages with disabilities in Pinellas and Pasco Counties. We are a consumer driven 501(c)3 not for profit resource center that serves people with all types of disabilities and their families at all stages of life. We are constantly growing, changing and seeking new ways to support your achievement.
We are all about practical, person centered achievement that puts your goals front and center through empowerment.
Respect, Choice, change are our core values. Respect for your goals. Offering all the choices you need to achieve, and change through your goals. It is all waiting for you to act by calling, clicking or coming in to visit the achievement team. We are waiting, where are you?
We ARE Who We SERVE
Centers for Independent Living (CILs) empower persons with disabilities to take charge of their lives and guide their own destinies, maximizing independence. CIL staff and consumers work together to remove barriers and prejudices in society so that all individuals can live and work and enjoy all that their communities have to offer. Fifty-one percent of the staff and boards of CILs are persons with disabilities; we are who we serve.
The Florida network of 15 Centers for Independent Living serve persons with all types of disabilities. CILs serve all ages from children to seniors. Every Florida county is served by this network, both urban and rural areas.
CILs are federally mandated under Section 725 of the 1973 Rehabilitation Act as amended in 1998. They are funded with Federal Department of Health & Human Services, Florida Division of Vocational Rehabilitation, grants and private donations. CILs are represented through the Florida Association of Centers for Independent Living (FACIL) as an advocacy and support organization.