June 16, 2019

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Company Name Methodist Mission Home
Address 6487 Whitby Rd.
San Antonio, TX   78240
Name Jennifer Sample
Executive Director
Phone (210) 696-2410  phone
(210) 699-1866  fax
Web Site www.mmhome.org
Email Address info@mmhome.org
Specialty Developmental Disabilities
Category transitional education services, disability servic
More Info Established in 1974, the Southwest Center for Higher Independence (SCHI), located on the Methodist Mission Home campus, was founded as a transitional education center for people who were deaf and hard of hearing.

Today, our services have expanded to accommodate more diverse disabilities. SCHI has assisted hundreds of adults with disabilities to learn vocational and life skills.

Students must be at least 18 years old and have a qualifying need or diagnosed disability, such as but not limited to deaf/hard of hearing, high functioning mental retardation/ID and autism, Aspergerís, cerebral palsy, and learning disabilities.

Students must come for a tour and interview. Referrals are made directly from students, family, community, or the Department of Assistive and Rehabilitative Services (DARS).

Upon admission, a 30-day evaluation period and comprehensive recommendation for services is provided. Students must be capable of self-help skills and must not present a danger to themselves or others.

The studentís ability to be employed, along with his/her maturity, sociability and cooperation, will determine the length of enrollment before graduating.

While some students complete the program within 12 to 18 months, training and development plans are customized to fit the individualís ability to achieve success.