Community Parent Resource Center (CPRC)
Funded by Department of Education, Office of Special Education Program goal of CPRC is to ensure that families acquire the tools to access better opportunities for their children, with a particular focus on rural and Latino families. F.I.R.S.T. will work directly with families to train and support parents to participate meaningfully in decisions during IEP and about available early invention services and research based programs.
my first key, supported living program
My FIRST Key evolved from the desire to provide a safe and healthy residential environment with flexible, accessible and self-directed natural supports. In this way, My FIRST Key creates opportunities for enhanced independence and wellbeing both in and out of the home. Our team of Direct Support Coaches fulfill this mission by facilitating quality services through their collective talents so that they can make a difference every day.
Innovation Waiver Services
Individually designed supports for you and your family. Parent, family and other natural supports are the only constant in anyone’s life and many are the last to receive the help they need to support their loved one. FIRST has created a program that has a goal to do just that. As parents for children, youth and adults with disabilities, we understand your needs and concerns. By using a team approach when appropriate, FIRST hopes to address your concerns and improve the outcomes for persons with disabilities live the life they want. Contact for Community Guide/Navigator Services, Specialized Consultative Services or Natural Supports Education. Check out My FIRST Key for our supported living program.
full circle capacity building initiative
Full Circle is a capacity building initiative designed to mobilize personal networks for people with disabilities. Full Circle helps people to expand their circles of connection and natural support in their communities, giving them more opportunities for meaningful and supportive relationships, more experiences, an overall sense of belonging and a good, happy life.
FIRST therapists each came to providing therapy to individuals and their families by an unique path and experiences. Each has worked with individuals and families in a variety of capacities giving FIRST staff a different perspectives from many therapists. Our goals is to offer therapy that meets your needs within the every changing world of insurance. FIRST therapists offer support specific populations including young children, youth and adults with ASD and Intellectual Disabilities.