Guardianship-when the individual turns 18, they will be responsible for taking care of their everyday task, such as making appointments, signing off on documents, etc. In order for a parent/caretaker to speak on their behalf, they must apply for guardianship. Assistance can be provided to help file guardianship paperwork. Forms can be found at https://www.mcohio.org/government/courts/common_pleas_court_-_probate_division/guardianship.php

Selective Services-all males, no matter if they are disabled or not, must register when they turn 18. To learn more about this, please visit https://www.sss.gov/register/

Social Security for the disabled-Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) programs provide assistance to people who meet our requirements for disability.  https://www.ssa.gov/benefits/disability/

Jury Duty-It is possible for an individual diagnosed with a disability to be called to serve on jury duty. For someone who is unable to serve, they will need to submit a letter from their doctor stating that they are “permanently disabled” in order to be excused. Information about jury duty can be found at: https://www.montcourt.oh.gov/jurors/#about

Programs available for individuals who have aged out of school are listed below. Click on the icon to visit the website of the organization.

Boundless is a family of nonprofit companies with more than forty years of expertise providing person-centered care to people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD) and behavioral health challenges.

Echoing Hills was founded in 1967 by Rev. Cordell Brown to provide a premier Summer Camp experience for individuals with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities. In the years since our vision has expanded. We now provide premier recreational, residential, vocational, travel, and educational services throughout the state of Ohio. All of these programs are in alignment with our values: the right to choose, the dignity of each person, personal fulfillment in God’s plan, and a relationship with Jesus Christ.

 

Goodwill Easter Seals Miami Valley is the area leader in services for adults with special needs and developmental disabilities. We offer safe, caring, home-away-from-home and person-centered programs for those who want to experience independence in the community. We respect the preferences, choices, abilities and culture of all individuals as they relate to our services. Choose from our flexible scheduling and programming with Door-To-Door Transportation, Personal Care Service and Community-Focused Activities. All of our programs promote personal growth through a variety of community activities and interactions. The individualized programs are initially built by completing person-centered planning with individuals and their teams to determine what is important to and for the individual.

Good Works Farms is a community of neurotypical and neuro-diverse individuals enjoy community-based experiences together, focused on helping one another achieve the goals they set for themselves. We create a meaningful life for ourselves by fostering relationships, volunteering, caring for our animals, nurturing our plants, engaging in recreational opportunities, and exploring opportunities for growth through these shared experiences.