Developmental Skills Laboratory (DSL)

809 North 800 East
Logan, UT
(435) 797-8529
Web site: http://www.cpdusu.org/projects/dsl/

Description

The Developmental Skills Laboratory (DSL) provides day training for individuals with relatively severe disabilities. Teaching functional academic, social, daily living, and other skills is emphasized in the day training program. DSL promotes quality of life and personal satisfaction for people with disabilities by supporting informed, responsible choices, working toward individual outcomes in the most integrated environment as possible. DSL provides services in such areas as communication, socialization, interpersonal relations, civic awareness, environment, health and safety, transportation, recreation, leisure, and community knowledge. Enhancing the personal and social development of the participants to increase their success at an occupation and with independent living remains a primary focus. Knowledge and skills related to appropriate behaviors; in interacting with others, personal grooming, and communication skills are an integral part of the programming at DSL. In addition, DSL offers family support services including respite, latch key, and summer recreation. Supported living services, which help individuals with disabilities to live in their communities, are also offered. Finally, supported employment services, emphasizing community-based job development and placement, are offered.

Population Served

Adults with disabilities
Children with disabilities - after-school respite and summer program

Training Activities

Training Times

Logan: Monday through Friday 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Training Coordinator

DSL Director
Drake Rasmussen
(435) 797-8528
drake.rasmussen@usu.edu

DSL Day Training Supervisor
Daurie Bastian
(435) 797-8529
daurie.bastian@usu.edu

 

Possible Students

All disciplines