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Welcome to AccessStar Community Coaching Services, a service tailored to empower individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities to overcome barriers and acquire the skills they need to actively participate in their communities. We understand that everyone’s journey is unique, and our mission is to provide personalized 1-on-1 support that bridges the gap between challenges and community engagement.

Our Approach to Community Coaching:

At AccessStar, we believe in fostering growth through targeted skill development. Our community coaching services are tailored to address specific challenges that may be hindering an individual’s participation in community life. Through personalized guidance and structured activities, we pave the way for individuals to gain confidence, independence, and an enriched quality of life.

Diverse Skill-Building Activities:

Our comprehensive community coaching encompasses a wide array of activities, each designed to target specific skill areas and promote inclusion. These activities include:

  • Volunteer Work: Engaging in meaningful service to the community, such as food pantries or neighborhood clean-up efforts.
  • Learning Experiences: Exploring books on tape, joining book clubs, participating in art classes, and attending self-help workshops.
  • Community Organizations: Assisting individuals in becoming active members of local organizations.
  • Recreation: Participating in recreational activities like swimming, bowling, dancing, and watching movies.
  • Peer Support Groups: Joining peer support groups to foster connections and shared experiences.
  • Shopping: Learning to navigate stores and make purchases independently.
  • Health and Wellness: Engaging in fitness activities like walking, gym sessions, and sports.
  • Personal Care: Exploring personal grooming activities like hairstyling and nail care.
  • Spirituality: Participating in worship, meditation, and yoga classes to nurture spiritual well-being.
  • Hobbies: Pursuing hobbies such as pet care, gardening, painting, and photography.
  • Employment Support: Offering assistance in job-related skills like social cues, time management, and even micro-business development.

Empowering Through Community Collaboration:

Our community coaching extends beyond skill acquisition; it aims to foster holistic growth and meaningful connections. Through our coaching, individuals develop:

  • Self-Advocacy Skills: Empowering individuals to voice their needs and preferences.
  • Civil Rights Awareness: Understanding and exercising their civil rights.
  • Independence and Productivity: Acquiring skills that promote independence and integration in the community.
  • Communication Skills: Developing effective communication abilities.
  • Spiritual and Cultural Engagement: Participating in spiritual practices, cultural activities, and vocational pursuits.
  • Work Attitudes: Cultivating appropriate work attitudes and behaviors.
  • Living Skills: Gaining practical skills for daily living.

Join us at AccessStar Community Coaching to embark on a transformative journey of skill development, personal growth, and community integration. Discover how our dedicated coaches are here to guide, support, and empower individuals to overcome challenges and lead fulfilling lives within the vibrant tapestry of their communities.