The Alternative Behavioral Learning Environment (ABLE for short) is designed to provide work opportunities and community integration for persons whose history of aggressive and/or intimidating behavior have not allowed them to be successful in a typical work environment. The program offers a variety of life experiences including, leisure, social, cultural, recreational, health, entertainment, communication, vocational, educational, and volunteer opportunities.
At the ABLE program you will learn what it means to be an employee and how to use your community for education, volunteerism and recreation. You will learn the importance of good attendance, hygiene, safety, productivity, quality, and work attitudes. The program will also offer you training and assistance with behavioral supports, coping skills, access to and participation in community activities, and developing social skills. The purpose of the program is to help you become more self-sufficient, have greater control over your life, and increase your participation in a variety of life experiences.
Volunteer opportunities that persons served in the program have participated in:
Recreational opportunities that persons served in the program have participated in:
For admissions information or to schedule a tour please call 316.383.8700 to speak to our admissions coordinator.