Massachusetts Audubon Society, Inc.

Nature-based Vocational Internships for Young People with Intellectual and Learning Disabilities in Essex and Dukes Counties

This one-year grant in the amount of $58,430 supports the creation of an internship program for young people with disabilities at three wildlife sanctuaries in eastern Massachusetts (serving Barnstable, Dukes, Essex, Nantucket Counties).

CATEGORY: Programs & Services
AMOUNT: $58,430 Over One Year

Helping Young People Achieve Their Goals: Center for Self-Advocacy

Transitioning to adulthood is a challenge for many young people. This challenge is further heightened for individuals with intellectual disabilities (ID) as they move from children to adult services. Studies show that individuals with ID are more likely to have poorer post school outcomes relative to their peers without disabilities. Recently, the Tower Foundation provided … Continued