SADI has a vast array of programs to offer those in the disabled community.
Some of these programs include, but are not limited to Independent Living, Transportation, Client Assistance, Employment Development, Assistive Technologies and Personal Care.
Independent Living Programs
While all services offered by SADI are designed to help empower consumers to attain or maintain an independent lifestyle, there are five core services that are the heart of all Independent Living Centers. Core Services are designed to open doors for persons with disabilities, and to help them learn to open doors for themselves.Go to Independent Living
Any person with a disability residing within the city limits of Cape Girardeau, Jackson, and Scott City needing transportation services may become a registered rider of the SADI Shuttle Program.Go To Transportation
Client Assistance Programs
This program provides limited financial assistance to people with disabilities for such things like Medication, Ramps/Minor Home Modification, and Low-Cost Assistive Technology devices (non-durable medical equipment).Go To Client Assistance
Employment Development Programs
This program provides assistance to those individuals with disabilities who are wanting to explore employment as an option or to look at what life looks like post high school. Individualized and group employment workshops are available throughout the year. Information on benefits is provided on an individual basis. Plans for added services are developed with the consumer as needed. Accommodations will be provided upon request (i.e., interpreter, large print, Braille).Go To Employment Development
Assistive Technology Programs
These programs are geared at assisting individuals with various types of equipment that improve their daily lives and allow them to remain independence. They vary from a loan closets that provide donated, used, medical equipment to programs like TAP for Internet and TAP for Telephone. There is also a SEMO-Tech showroom that has vision, hearing, cognitive, communication, sensory and mobility adaptive aids. The program also offers rehabilitation Services for the Blind-Older, Blind Low Vision Center.Go To Assistive Technology
Personal Care Programs
We can provide personal care to anyone regardless of disability or illness, from birth to an aging adult. Each program is different and may have its own service and age restrictions. SADI staff are trained to help you navigate the process of finding the program that works best for your lifestyle and situation. Please call SADI for more details about each service.Go To Personal Care
Giving All Parents Support
GAPS (Giving All Parents Support) is a program designed to provide financial stipends, case management, and support to local families raising children who have been diagnosed on the autism spectrum.Go To Giving All Parents Support