The Bost Adult Development Center, located in the Marilyn Foster Vocational Complex at 7701 South Zero Street in Fort Smith and 415 South 6th Street in Dardanelle, provides a variety of learning opportunities for people with developmental disabilities. Staying true to Bost's mission of achieving independence and learning opportunities, the Adult Development Center offers the opportunity to acquire greater knowledge in:
Home Living Skills
Health & Hygiene Skills
Time & Money Skills
The individuals learn from staff how to interact appropriately in all types of everyday situations. The Adult Development Center encourages the individuals to take responsibiltiy for their own actions and to have respect for themselves and others.
ADC Services accepts individuals age 18 to 21 that have a high school diploma or certificate of completion. For individuals over the age of 21, this is no longer a requirement. All individuals must have been diagnosed with a developmental disability and have one or more handicapping conditions. The other requirements are a current psychological (ICAP if over 21), prescription from physician and active Arkansas Medicaid.
Some referral sources for ADC Services are:
Developmental Disabilities Services (DDS)
Arkansas Rehabiliation Services (ARS)
Public School System
Other Developmental Disability Providers
Job Skills Development
Community Based Activities