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Causes: Developmentally Disabled Centers, Disabilities, Human Services

Mission: Spin provides lifespan developmental, educational, habilitative, recreational and behavioral health services for children and adults in their communitities so that each person can achieve and enjoy a full life filled with possibilities

Programs: Residential programs - this service provides community homes and direct support for inclusive community living for adults with intellectual disability and co-morbid medical and/or behavioral health conditions. Supports include community living arrangements (clas) with 24/7 direct staff support for 1 to 3 individuals in each home, supported living for people who only need intermittent support and family supported living. Spin provides housing, food, transporation and all necessities and provides direct professional programmatic support and health and behavioral services so that individuals live full, meaningful and involved lives within the community and are able to pursue a life of possibilities.

children services: spin's children's services include early intervention for babies and toddlers in their home or parent chosen child care setting and preschool programs for children aged 3 to 6 with or without a disability in one of spin's three early childhood centers located in the far northeast and frankford communities of philadelphia. Within these centers, spin provides pre-k counts, autistic support, head start and other educational initiatives for young children aged 3 to 6. Services include support to families, including counseling, and educational counseling, and a comprehensive lunch program including nutritiional support for children.

day and community support services: services for adults with intellectual disability are provided within spin's norcom community center and in the community. Direct support to enable individuals to learn new habilitative skills, improve their health and social skills and to learn new leisure and recreational skills to enhance their lives and overall functioning are provided within individualized plans. Services include an inclusive environment so that individuals over 21 years of age can continue to achieve new skills necessary for daily living; opportunities for volunteerism and service in order to develop social capital as well as behavioral health counseling, support and interventions for individuals with behavioral concerns are provided five days a week from 8:30 am to 3:30 pm.

other program services: other program services include behavioral & developmental services including an outpatient behavioral health center, behavioral health rehabilitation services (bhrs) balanced case management services, summer therapeutic activities program, social skills and school based treatment services - largely for children to age 21 with autism and their families; vocational services including for adults with disabilities including vocational counseling, skills development, job finding activities, placement and ongoing support so that individuals may be gainfully employed within community setting; summer camp and recreational programs for children and adults with and without disabilities.

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