“If you could have any job in the world, what would it be?” That’s the question I asked the Job Readiness Program when they arrived one early autumn morning. Willie replied, “I already have a job. My dream job is working at Giant.” Paul said, “Community options.” Fayemi mentioned, “Project search. Madison Fields- grooming the horses, picking the hooves.” Mike told me, “I don’t know about now; when I was younger, a professional basketball player.” David replied, “I like being on the farm.”[Read more…] about A Day in the Job Readiness Program
Alexander is a young adult living with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). In June of 2017, at the age of 21, he graduated from The Community School of Maryland in Brookville. Alexander and his family found it took some time to get ahold of vital services after graduation.[Read more…] about In the Spotlight | Alexander
Answering a Need in our Community.
There is a profound need for adults with autism and other intellectual/developmental disabilities (I/DD) in our community to have opportunities to participate and contribute. By age 21, these young adults age out of the public school system and lose access to many critical resources.[Read more…] about Job Readiness Program | Certificate of Completion
Madison Fields Barn Attendant, Adam Jones, shares how the opportunity to work in the field he loves has helped him “find his true self” in this enlightening mini-documentary.
Adam Jones has been riding and working with horses for 12 years. As a graduate of Meredith Manor International Equestrian College, [Read more…] about Employee in the Spotlight | Adam Jones