Disability Services

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Accredited programs and services include:

Work-Related  Skills Training

Train for a Job – Proprietary School

Finding a Job

 

Disability Groups Served

Orthopedic

Back/shoulder/knee impairment, carpal tunnel/arm/wrist, quadriplegia, paraplegia, amputation, fibromyalgia.

 

Congenital Orthopedic

Cerebral palsy, spina bifida, and growth impairment.

Serious and Persistent Mental Illness

Schizophrenia, depression, bi-polar disorder, personality disorders

Substance Abuse

Alcohol, controlled substance.

Cognitive

Mental retardation/developmental disability, borderline intellectual functioning, and learning disability.

Brain Trauma

Closed head injury, chemical/substance related head injury, and seizure related head injury.

Sensory

Deaf, hard of hearing, blind, low vision.

Neuromuscular Conditions

Multiple sclerosis, muscular dystrophy.

Other

Including, but not limited to diabetes, hypertension/high blood pressure, gastro-intestinal disorder, seizure disorder, asthma, and allergies.

Entrance Criteria

  • Persons must have a disabling condition which interferes with their vocational development and/or planning
  • Persons must have other vocational barrier(s) which interfere with obtaining competitive employment
  • Persons must be 17 years old or older
  • Persons must have one or more of the following functional limitations:

Unemployed
Employed beneath skill level
Limited vocational skills
Poor job retention
Lack of adequate personal skills
Lack of adequate social skills
Lack of vocational skills

  • Persons must be independent in personal care or have accommodations in place
  • Persons must be capable of communicating needs
  • Persons must be responsible for their own transportation to services
  • Fees for services must be paid, typically by a third party
  • Current medical examination information must be available as appropriate
  • Persons with a history of incidents of harm to others will be considered on an individual case by case basis

Referral Process

Typically, individuals are referred from a counselor with the Missouri Division of Vocational Rehabilitation (MDVR), Rehabilitation Services for the Blind, Missouri Department of Mental Health, Division of Developmental Disabilities, Central Missouri Regional Office. If assistance is needed making contact with a referring entity, Job Point staff will assist with this process.

Job Point Disability Services are scheduled by appointment and are completed as the needs of the individual are met.

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