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Transition & Adult Services / Supported Employment Services

The Institute for the Redesign of Learning’s Transition and Adult Services (TAS) program and Supported Employment Services program are accredited by the Commission on the Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF) and offer personal and vocational skills training to youth and adults with developmental disabilities, emotional or mental health issues, and/or dual diagnoses. The TAS Program is vendored through the Eastern Los Angeles Regional Center and serves clients from surrounding Regional Centers as well. Participants in TAS are empowered to overcome social and adaptive skills deficits, which often prevent them from living and working independently and/or interfere with the quality of life that they are seeking to obtain. Our Supported Employment and Job Placement Services program offers employment preparation, job assessment, job placement, and on the job training to individuals with disabilities.

Our Services:

Our Transition and Adult Services for youth ages 16 years through adults include:

  • Instruction on-site and in the community
  • Individual and small-group training
  • Self-determination and self-advocacy
  • Recreation and social planning (gardening, fitness, computer skills)
  • Vocational skills training
  • Related services for eligible individuals includes Language and Speech Services (LAS),
    Occupational Therapy (OT) and Adaptive Physical Education (APE).
  • Transportation for eligible individuals


Program Offerings:

  • Community Integration and Training (ACIT)
  • Adult Transition Program (ATP)
  • Independent Living Skills (ILS)
  • Adaptive Skills Training (AST)
  • Job Development (Regional Center)for Group and Individual Placement in addition to Direct
    Employment Services (Department of Rehabilitation)
  • Equal opportunity employment for all clients
  • Intake, counseling, vocational assessment, placement services and job coaching in English and
  • Tax-incentives for eligible employers
  • No fees charged to the employer for placement and on-the-job training

About our staff:

Our professional and support staff, job developers and job coaches meet California standards for licensing and/or certification. Related services such as Language and Speech (LAS), Occupational Therapy (OT) and Adaptive Physical Education (APE) are provided by licenses and credentialed staff. All staff also participate in ongoing in-service training and professional development programs. Supervision is provided by a fulltime director and a fulltime case manager.

Parents and Caregivers

In recognizing that TAS participants must be empowered to take charge of their own lives in order to transition successfully into supported and independent living, the program tour provides the individual the opportunity to actively choose the most appropriate program with the consultation of parents and staff. Working together, TAS participants, staff and their families can achieve the best possible personal and vocational outcomes.

Contact us:

211 Pasadena Avenue
South Pasadena, California 91030
Tel: 323.341.5632 or 323.341.5590
Fax: 323.341.5644