social enterprise opportunities for adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder, Down Syndrome and other developmental disabilities.

What is a Job Coach?

People with developmental disabilities, like everyone else, can increase their capacity for learning and improve productivity when they are given extended time and increased support to learn each skill in a hands-on environment. That’s why the enterprises have Job Coaches. Each one of the Job Coaches creates an effective learning environment by working alongside the partners, allowing them to develop and utilize the skills that strengthen the development of their businesses.

Opportunities for increased Partner leadership also occurs as the Job Coach provides immediate feedback and is an effective role model for the partners’ professional development.

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