Adult Training

LARC’s Adult Day Training (ADT) Program


The focus of each program and the level of care provided varies depending on the specific program. Clients participate in various staff to client ratio models to promote individualized learning opportunities in conjunction with the level of care required and intensity of need present as determined by the Agency for Persons with Disabilities.

ADAP/T

(Advanced Developmental Activities Program/Training)

The ADAP/T program within LARC’s Adult Day Training program has been designed to meet the needs of individuals requiring a significant level of care and/or supervision.  This may include individuals with severe and profound developmental disabilities and other secondary disabilities.  Individuals typically require support and assistance in areas such as physical, cognitive and/or personal care needs.  Daily activities include self-care and daily living skills, sensory stimulation, as well as a variety of pre-vocational and life skill opportunities.  Opportunities are provided to increase fine and gross motor activities, communication skills, academic skills, positive behavioral approaches, independent living skills, social skills and recreation and leisure skills.  Individualized training is provided specific to individual program outcome goals.s.

LARC's B2B Workshop

Our business-to-business Workshop can save companies money by enlarging their workforce without the expense of recruiting, hiring, and training new employees. LARC’s Workshop program can essentially expand floor space without actually having to build.  LARC’s Workshop can increase a company’s production capability monumentally while saving production time. LARC’s business-to-business woodshop is designed to handle your business needs with ease and proficiency. Our enthusiastic workforce is ready and waiting to increase you’re a company’s productivity if provided the opportunity to do so.

SubContract Program

The SubContract program within LARC’s Adult Day Training program has been designed to focus on vocational skill development and life skills training for individuals enrolled who require a moderate level of supervision.     Individuals must be able to toilet and feed self independently.   Vocational training includes product assembly, collating and packaging services to name a few via piece work as available, and individuals are offered wages (subminimum to minimum wages) for the work they complete.  In addition, this supervised workshop provides basic vocational training to include safety skills training, workplace ethics, workplace behaviors and workplace responsibilities.  Life skills training is provided as well which may include personal and community safety, learning about self advocacy, academic skills, social skills, communication skills, positive behavioral approaches and individualized training specific to individual program outcome goals.

Janitorial Training Program

The Janitorial program within LARC’s Adult Day Training program has been designed to assist a small crew of individuals with moderate/mild disabilities with the development of marketable skills as a means of assisting individuals along their path to possible future individual community employment.  This campus based crew is challenged with a more significant level of responsibility, via being challenged to accept and follow through with a variety of janitorial and housekeeping tasks in various locations around LARC’s campus.  Individuals are challenged to work independently or with a partner, to inventory and take responsibility for cleaning supplies/cleaning cart and to maintain focus and quality work standards.  Individuals are offered wages (subminimum to minimum) for their work.  Ongoing supplemental training is provided to include safety skills training, workplace ethics, workplace behaviors and workplace responsibilities.  Life skills training is provided as well which may include personal and community safety, learning about self advocacy, academic skills, social skills, communication skills, positive behavioral approaches and individualized training specific to individual program outcome goals.  Individuals must be able to toilet and feed self independently, and display positive behaviors throughout the day.

Woodshop Program

The Woodshop program within LARC’s Adult Day Training program has also been designed to challenge individuals with moderate/mild disabilities with the development of marketable skills as a means of assisting individuals along their path to possible future individual community employment.  This program challenges individuals with a very significant level of responsibility, via the assembly and construction of a variety of wood products utilizing a number of Woodshop machines, tools and saws.  The Woodshop constructs/produces products such as customized wooden grade stakes, form boards and shipping pallets of all sizes for agricultural and manufacturing use.  Other products include garden trellises, picnic tables, mailbox posts, sign posts, vent boards, shipping crates and wooden plates to name a few.  Program participants load and unload lumber, assist with deliveries on occasion and may be involved with painting tasks as requested by customers.  Ongoing supplemental training is provided to include safety skills training, work quality, workplace ethics, workplace behaviors and workplace responsibilities.  Life skills training is provided as well which may include personal and community safety, learning about self advocacy, academic skills, social skills, communication skills, and individualized training specific to individual program outcome goals.  Individuals are offered wages (subminimum to minimum) for their work.  Individuals must be able to toilet and feed self independently, and display positive behaviors throughout the day.

Bonita Springs Satellite ADT Program

The Bonita Springs Adult Day Training (ADT) program has been designed to meet the needs of individuals requiring a moderate/mild level of care and/or supervision.  Individuals are active in a variety of daily skill building activities within a recreation/leisure format with learning opportunities built into naturally occurring situations.   Community outings occur as feasible.  Individuals must be able to toilet and feed self independently and be able to display positive behaviors throughout the day.  Skill building topics and daily activities include:  current events discussions, learning about individual rights and privacy, self advocacy, handling issues and grievances, academic skills, community and personal safety skills, social skills, health and wellness skills, independent living skills and recreation/leisure skills.  Individualized training is provided specific to individual program outcome goals.