Postsecondary Education for Adults with Intellectual & Developmental Disabilities

Summertime marks a season of major transition for families with recent high school graduates. The hustle and bustle of catching school buses and scheduling parent teacher conferences, attending school concerts and marching band practice are behind them and the family discussion turns to plans for the next big stage in life, college. The anticipation of… Read More

Employment Barriers for Developmentally Disabled Adults

Research indicates that despite the eagerness and motivation to work, the majority of adults with developmental disabilities are unemployed or underemployed. Adults with developmental disabilities make up approximately one third of individuals in the workplace, facing challenging differences in wage and compensation. Stephen’s Place Provides Specialized Employment Training Programs Stephen’s Place is devoted to providing… Read More

Is a Residential Care Facility Right for You?

Making decisions for the care of your loved one is very important – how do you decide if a residential care facility is the right choice?  As you begin to explore the options, there are many factors to consider. Before beginning your research, it is important to evaluate the needs of your loved one in… Read More