Teaching Individuals with Disabilities the Skills Needed for Careers in the Music and Entertainment Industry. 

 
 

YIC is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization based in Santa Clarita, CA. We provide community integration training and employment services to 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 Spring 2020 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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Adult Program

For individuals 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 participants transition onto the employer’s payroll through our Supported Employment Program. Supported Employment services benefit both participants and employers by supporting participants in employment 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, participants 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 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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