Nobis Works has had major success helping individuals with developmental disabilities find jobs that are a strong match for their vocational interests and abilities. Allow us to find your career match we have opportunities for everyone.
Common Types of Developmental Disabilities
Living with a developmental disability can mean anything from difficulties interacting in social situations to limitations with intellectual functioning. Every disability is unique and brings its own set of challenges to each individual. Here is a list of the most common developmental disabilities:
- Cerebral Palsy – impairment of muscle coordination (spastic paralysis) and/or other disabilities, typically caused by damage to the brain before or at birth.
- Down Syndrome – a congenital disorder arising from a chromosome defect, causing intellectual impairment and physical abnormalities including short stature and a broad facial profile.
- Intellectual Disability – characterized by significant limitations in intellectual functioning and adaptive behaviors including many everyday social and practical skills.
- Language Impairment – a communication disorder such as stuttering, impaired articulation, a language impairment, or a voice impairment that adversely affects an individual’s education and vocational performance.
Obstacles to Overcome for People with Developmental Disabilities Looking for Employment
Individuals with developmental disabilities encounter social barriers every day that can hold them back. Nobis Works can provide training and assistance to make these interactions a little easier and more comfortable. Through job training and real-life experiences; individuals can learn social norms and feel more comfortable interacting with others at work.
Everyone faces the challenge of figuring out their strengths and how they can contribute to the world. This is particularly difficult for individuals with developmental disabilities. Finding and maintaining employment is crucial when trying to live on your own, and Nobis Works is here to make that first step simpler. By providing real life job training, job placement assistance and coaching; Nobis Works is there at every step to ensure the success of our program participants.
Services Nobis Works Provides
Our program participants are passionate about their jobs and the customers they serve. Individuals with developmental disabilities can fulfill a variety of job tasks in numerous work environments. Nobis Works provides a variety of services such as vocational assessments, skills training, job readiness training, placement and coaching.
Get Started Today with Nobis Works
A physical impairment doesn’t have to hold you back any longer. Get started by identifying the job that is right for you with Nobis Works. Contact us today at (770) 427-9000 or contact us online.