Adult Day Training (ADT)

Services stress training in the activities of daily living, self-advocacy, adaptive and social skills. ADT is provided Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Training is provided on a one-on-one basis and in small groups. A variety of classes are offered such as academic, computer, cooking, hygiene, grooming, safety, and many others. Instructors from South Florida State College also provide Adult Basic Education classes on site. Activities in the community include trips to the library, health clubs, and volunteer opportunities at nursing homes and animal shelters. For those who are interested, vocational training is offered in work-like settings. Ridge Area Arc provides ADT services at two sites: The Training Center and the Avon Park Resale Store. Individuals train to improve skills, behaviors, productivity, work quality.