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DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMS

Desert Arc’s Development Programs provide training and support to adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities. These programs are licensed by Community Care Licensing and follow Title 22 and Title 17 regulations. Development Programs are funded through Regional Centers and Department of Developmental Services.

Two friends taking a picture
Two friends taking a picture
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A pair watering plants together
A pair watering plants together
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A participant about to ride a horse
A participant about to ride a horse
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Adult Day Center

The Adult Day Center provides a nurturing environment that enhances the lives of individuals who require more support. With an enhanced staff to client ratio, activities are designed to promote individual goals both on site and in the community.  The ADC program provides opportunities to enhance independence in daily living skills as well as promoting community and social growth. Pre-vocational training, volunteerism, arts & leisure exploration and self-advocacy skill building are integral parts of this program.

Two girls taking turns watering plants together
Two girls taking turns watering plants together
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A happy participant
A happy participant
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A participant giving two thumbs up
A participant giving two thumbs up
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Behavior Management

Our Behavior Management program is designed to provide specialized support and training for individuals with significant behavioral challenges. The program offers activities that promote opportunities to develop and practice positive social and employment skills, while reducing negative behavioral incidents. With an enhanced staff to client ratio, the participants are provided an opportunity to practice their skills both on site and in community settings. It is the goal of the program to assist the individuals in developing improved self-respect and increased ability to interact with others.

A participant posing in front of plants happily
A participant posing in front of plants happily
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A participant playing with a soccer ball
A participant playing with a soccer ball
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Two people pose for a photo together
Two people pose for a photo together
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