Teaching Teens/Adults with Developmental Disabilities the Skills Needed for Careers in the Music and Entertainment Industries. 

 
 

YIC is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization based in Santa Clarita, CA. We provide community integration training and employment services to teens and adults with developmental disabilities to acquire necessary skills to assist them in obtaining careers within the music/recording and entertainment industries at competitive wages.

 
 

Classes for Fall 2019 are Now Forming and Filling Up Fast! 

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Supporting education, innovation, & employment.

 
 
 
 
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Services We Provide

The Yes I Can (YIC) Unity Through Music & Education programs provide comprehensive community integration training and employment services, offering consumers a functional vocational assessment, an Individual Habilitation Service Plan (IHSP), employment-based community integration training, career exploration/job shadowing, a situational assessment, a paid internship program, supported employment services, and direct counseling services throughout the life of the program.

 

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Transitional Age Program

The Transition Program is for consumers ages 14-22 enrolled in a public school educational program, consisting of training in the areas of self‐advocacy, vocational/employment training, work-based social skills, community integration, and self‐care.

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Adult Program

For consumers ages 18+ not currently enrolled in a public school educational program, the Adult Program consists of community integration training courses, including training in the areas of self‐advocacy, vocational/employment training, work-based soft skills instruction and self‐care, as well as career exploration and job shadowing with one of our music/entertainment industry corporate partners.

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Supported Employment Program

YIC continues to provide ongoing support after consumers transition onto the employer’s payroll through our Supported Employment Program. Supported Employment services benefit both consumers and employers by preparing consumers for CIE  and offering employers positive, productive relationships with employees with disabilities. Read More →

 
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Paid Internship Program

When transitioning to the YIC Internship Program, Adult Program consumers complete a six month paid internship with one of our music/entertainment industry corporate partners while receiving weekly support from program instructors, as well as one-on-one support from their assigned job coach and counselor.

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Today’s students.
Tomorrow’s leaders.

We have collected a variety of resources concerning integrated employment and career advancement opportunities for individuals with disabilities. Please take advantage of these resources and share them with those interested!

 
 
 
 
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