About employU

We feel there are a few key elements that are required for success.

Communication

Whether you are a customer, a business partner or an agency partner we stress the importance of ensuring that our team is communicating properly on a consistent basis.

Relationships


Relationship building is vital to our success and everyone we serve is important. We truly appreciate each participant that goes along with us on this journey and every connection we make brings us closer to our goals.

Passion


We take great pride in the people that make up employU. Our family has the passion that drives us to get up early and leave late. We live for the wins and we revel in overcoming the challenges. Our work stays in our minds throughout the days and the nights.

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Vocational Evaluation

Finding your abilities and planning for success

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Transition Youth Services

Building Bridges to a Brighter Tomorrow

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Adult Employment Services

Building Better Futures Through Employment

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A Few of Our Partners and Friends

Fun Volunteer Opportunity

 

We have a very fun opportunity coming up in which we need about 5-7 volunteers! The Dreamplex is one of this year’s charities to receive proceeds from the Amazing Race for Charity, being held Saturday April 6th.  As part of this event, we must have an “obstacle” station that participants of the race must stop at and complete the obstacle before moving on.  We will have a few adaptive sports Continue reading

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Upcoming Events

Learning Event, Orlando, March 9th and March 23rd

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/life-skills-empowerment-program-tickets-51259256817?aff=ebdssbdestsearch

Financial experience for Teens, Jacksonville, March 9th- 2 Events

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/community-first-block-party-tickets-57404281752?aff=ebdssbdestsearch

The ILRC is a non-profit, 501 (c) 3, assisting people with disabilities in Northeast Florida. The ILRC is a consumer driven, community based, non-residential organization, providing services since 1978. Our Center reaches five counties throughout Northeast Florida, including: Duval, Baker, Clay, Nassau, and St Johns. The Center stands as Jacksonville’s leading cross-disability based organization, providing Continue reading

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In honor of Black History Month

In honor of Black History Month, I’m about to blow your mind by telling you about the most badass historical figure you never learned about in school. If you have heard of him, then you probably already know who I’m about to say. If you haven’t, you’re not going to believe that nobody ever told you about this guy. I’m talking about Robert Smalls.

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Creating an Optimal Learning Environment for Your Child with Autism

Having a basic understanding of autism can help parents and caregivers design both physical and social environments that can support children in their learning process. Below is a brief overview of some of the research about the brains of people with autism. Then you’ll find five easy and practical tips that you can use to create an optimal learning environment at home.

Autism Basics

Autism is a pervasive developmental disorder of brain functioning that is Continue reading

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