The journey beyond high school can be a scary one for any parent but can be particularly stressful for parents with a young adult with special needs. Prism is an approved Georgia Vocational Rehabilitation Provider that offers meaningful vocational opportunities and training for individuals 18+ years with mild to moderate range of intellectual disabilities, no longer attending high school. Located in the heart of Roswell, Georgia, Prism is committed to changing the way the community sees people with developmental disabilities and recognizing that every life has purpose.
Rooted in the following principles of purpose, relationships, independence, service and mentorship, Prism truly is a special place with extraordinary people. With an emphasis on community based learning, individuals and small groups are provided on site job training tailored to support the strengths and interests of each participant. Prism participants also engage in individualized life skills training and “real-world” learning exercises that foster continuing education in academic skill areas of reading, writing, math and problem solving. Weekly music therapy sessions are structure to promote optimal levels of independence for each individual. Singing, instrument playing, movement and song-writing techniques are utilized to provide opportunities for engagement in meaningful social interactions, to expand communication skills and to increase executive function. The George Center is so proud to be a music therapy provider for such an innovative program.
Interested in learning more about Prism? Check out Prism’s upcoming Fall Extravaganza this coming Sunday, October 25th from 12-6pm. Want to get involved? Visit Prism’s ongoing weekly flea market, PRISMarket and shop for a cause while learning more about their community services and programming