EVOLUTION TO INDEPENDENCE

The Evolution to Independence (ETI) division of Toward Maximum Independence (TMI) offers services to individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing throughout San Diego and Riverside Counties. Services include working with our own staff with the same challenges and/or are fluent in American Sign Language (ASL) who are ready to assist clients through the job-seeking process. ETI’s goal is to provide the ‘NEXT LEVEL’ of business and educational services for the deaf and hard of hearing.

 

ETI is also committed to providing educational support programs and services to the business community to assist them in enhancing their commitment to Equal Opportunity and Fair Employment. San Diego and Riverside County based businesses and employers can utilize the ASL Interpreting and Educational services provided by ETI to enable them to tap into this under-utilized workforce. ETI offers a sophisticated level of business training to local businesses, communication training to current employees, as well as deaf and hard of hearing applicants.

What Can Evolution to Independence do For You?
Our Services

In keeping with the principles of the California Lanterman Act, the major emphasis of ETI's services will be 'Real World Ready' employment education that address the needs of individuals that are deaf and hard of hearing, have difficulty with the mental processing of information, as well as 'first language' communication needs.

American Sign Language interpreting for business, staff, and supervisory meetings

Basic english & reading skill training (as seen on job applications)

Personal training for a Recognized Typing Certificate

Personal training for written portion of the California DMV Driving Exam

Personal training for a county approved Food Handlers Certificate

CPR/First Aid Training for CPR/First Aid Certificate

Provide documentation of diagnosis

STEP 2

STEP 6

STEP 5

STEP 4

STEP 3

Contact ETI for assessment & intake process

Course complete, post-test issued

Complete selected course(s) & billing confirmation

STEP 1

Course orientation and program guidelines are issued

Steps for Success

ETI upholds the vision and mission to actively support and advocate the rights of the deaf and hard of hearing (including all persons with disabilities), in obtaining and sustaining their positions in the workforce sector.

Complete pre-test for placement & personal program development

Meet The Team

Jessie Campbell

Associate Executive Director

Mary Carrington

Division Manager, Deaf & Hard of Hearing / ETI Program Coordinator

David May

Senior Division Manager

Deaf & Hard of Hearing

Jennifer Arthur

Division Manager

Deaf & Hard of Hearing

Luis Fuentes

Associate Division Manager

Deaf & Hard of Hearing 

Anna Frichtel

Associate Division Manager

Deaf & Hard of Hearing

Contact Us

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Would you like more information?

Please fill out our contact form below.

ETI Locations

San Diego Location

4740 Murphy Canyon Rd., Suite 200

San Diego, CA 92123

(858) 427-9001

Temecula Location

41707 Winchester Rd., Suite 304

Temecula, CA 92590

(858) 427-9001

TMI receives funding from DDS. Should you wish to report any questions or concerns, please contact their office at (916) 654-1690 or via the DDS website.

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CORPORATE OFFICE: 4740 MURPHY CANYON RD., SAN DIEGO, CA 92123 | (800) 877-5452

TRANSFORMING THE LIVES OF INDIVIDUALS WITH INTELLECTUAL AND DEVELOPMENTAL

DISABILITIES SINCE 1981 AND THE DEAF AND HARD OF HEARING SINCE 2000.

SERVING SAN DIEGO, RIVERSIDE AND IMPERIAL COUNTIES.

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