Supported Employment (SEMP)
Supported Employment encourages people to work within their communities and experience social interaction, integration and pride in accomplishing work goals. Keon acts as a hiring agency for individuals with developmental disabilities. Keon has numerous individuals who are pre-screened, pre-trained & work ready. Keon provides assistance such as Job Coaching, Case Management, transportation, assistive technology and specialized job training.
Group Day Habilitation Services
The Group Day Habilitation Program is to assist individuals in building relationships, having respect for others and their environment, making individual choices and making a meaningful contribution to their lives and community. Services provide assistance with the acquisition, retention or improvement of life skills, socialization and community integration.
Medicaid Service Coordination
Medicaid Service Coordination (or MSC) is based on a person-centered approach, making each program participant’s satisfaction a priority. Medicaid Service Coordination is a Medicaid Funded Program that provides ongoing and comprehensive case management services to persons with developmental disabilities. Our MSC team works with the participant and advocate/family to determine their valued outcomes and insure that these outcomes are met.
Comm-hab is a service for individuals that is provide either in their home or in the community. Comm-hab assists consumers in becoming more independent in areas of daily living skills. Staff may work with consumers on cooking skills, laundry skills, shopping, money management, use of community recreational services, etc. Each consumer receives an individualized plan that reflects their personal goals and provides steps to achieve them.
Respite services provide temporary relief to individuals who are responsible for the primary care and support of an individual with a developmental disability. Respite services can be provided in or out of the home, during the day, evenings, or at night. Respite staff take the place of the caregiver for specific periods of time and as a result lessen the daily demands of care giving for the provider.
Keon's Prevocational program offers each consumer the opportunity to their individual barriers that will help take them to the next step towards competitive employment. Case Managers and Pre-voc trainers partner up to work with each individual by providing any support needed to achieve their goals. Prevoc training also includes our job readiness classes which are designed to build on consumers' existing skills, giving them an edge for outside employment. Our job readiness classes include Reading Skills, Math Skills, Interpersonal Skills, Maintenance Training, Self-Advocacy and Publication in the form of the Keon Center newsletter.