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Causes: Job Training, Vocational Rehabilitation

Mission: Ability counts advocates and promotes a partnership with people with developmental disabilities for the purpose of assisting them to gain access to quality vocational skill, vocational choices, appropriate competitive employment and social integration.

Programs: Supported employment program: supported employment is a community based program in which individuals with developmental disabilities are placed in jobs and then trained in the specific work skills required by the job. Support is provided by a quality ability counts job coach, who accompanies the employees to the job sites. This is a 5 day per week employment program.

recycling program: hanger recycling is an inhouse plastic garment recycling program where individuals with developmental disabilities are trained in sorting, packaging, material handling, labeling, loading and unloading plastic hangers. This is a 5 day per week employment program.

landscaping program: landscape is a community based program where it trains individuals with developmental disabilities in all aspects of basic landscape procedures and maintenance. This is a 5 day per week employment program.

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