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 social vocational/employment services to teens & young adults with developmental disabilities to develop skills that will assist them in obtaining work within the music/recording and entertainment industries at competitive wages.

 
 

Classes for July 2018 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 Social Vocational Training and Employment Programs provide comprehensive training and employment services, offering consumers a functional vocational assessment, an Individual Habilitation Service Plan (IHSP), eight core social vocational courses, a situational assessment, a supported internship program, supported employment services, and one-on-one counseling services throughout the life of the program.

 

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Transitional Age Program

The Transition Program is for consumers ages 14 to 22, 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 to 24, the Adult Program consists of eight core social vocational courses, including training in the areas of self‐advocacy, vocational/employment training, work-based soft skills instruction, community integration, and self‐care, as well as a six month supported Internship Program 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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