Our Adult Disability Services day programming consists of three programs: MABHab, MABWorks, and MAB Without Walls. MABHab is the day habitation program serving adults with developmental disabilities and brain injuries ages 22 and old, MABWorks is a vocational program aimed toward obtaining community employment for our clients. Finally our newest program, MAB Without Walls helps individuals in the ABI Waiver program who’ve suffered brain injury to regain employment. Our progressive day programming takes an individualized, person-centered approach to serving each client’s needs.
“Day In the Life” of a Day Program Client:
8-9 a.m.: Tim arrives at MABWorks from his residence, greeting fellow friends.
9-9:30 a.m.: Tim participates in a “Current Events” group in which the team and group of MABWorks folks discuss daily plans, as well as any socio-cultural topics that are of their interest, including but not limiting to: bullying in the work place, earning a “fair” wage, work hard – play hard (if you like leisure time, then you gotta work for your money), advocacy and equality among society members.
9:30-10:30 a.m.: Independent “Off-grounds” – Tim gets to go to Dunkin Donuts at Stop ‘n Shop by himself. He practices safe travel skills.
10:30-11:15 a.m.: Eats a small snack; has a quick check in with his vocational counselor regarding expectations at his community-based job.
11:30 p.m.: Tim goes to his job in the community.
12-3 p.m.: Tim works at Trader Joe’s in Newton, where he helps customers with their groceries.
3-4 p.m.: Tim takes The Ride to go home.
5 p.m.: Tim helps make dinner with his residential counselor.
6 p.m.: Tim eats dinner with his roommates.
7 p.m.: Free time!
MABHab is a day habilitation program serving adults who have a developmental disability, autism spectrum disorder, or brain injury that occurred before the age of 22. MABHab provides comprehensive clinical services, including occupational therapy, physical therapy, and speech-language therapy, in addition to full-time nursing and behavioral health support. Our interdisciplinary team provides an individualized plan […]
MABWorks a community-based day program focused on helping individuals develop the skills they need to pursue their life interests and become active participants in their own lives. Whether an individual wants to learn how to use public transportation, go shopping, develop meaningful friendships, or learn how to budget, MABWorks can do it. MABWorks also provides […]
MABVoc helps individuals in the ABI Waiver program who’ve suffered a brain injury to regain employment. Supervised by Certified Brain Injury Specialists, this program is based entirely in the community and supports individuals as they re-learn skills necessary for them to again become contributing members of society. Contact Us Referrals are made by an individual’s […]