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1:1 Life & Employment Skills Sessions with a Dream Weavers Occupational Therapist

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720 Bathurst Street, Toronto, ON, Canada
720 Bathurst Street Toronto Ontario M5S 2R4 CA

Dream Weavers offers private 1:1  Life & Employment skills sessions for teens & young adults on the Autism Spectrum and with other disabilities. 1:1 sessions are led by registered occupational therapists. Topics and goal areas vary depending on individual needs but some common topics include: Social skills, sexuality & relationships, time management, healthy eating/ nutrition, budgeting, navigating family dynamics, creating a resume/cover letter, finding a volunteer position/job, asking for on-the-job/academic accommodations, workplace social skills, and interview practice.

What is included in each session:

  • 50 minutes of face-to-face time with registered occupational therapists (Mira or Amanda)
  • Short check-ins between sessions with member and member’s circle of care (as needed) via email, text, or phone
  • Basic job development/liaising with community resources on behalf of member between sessions (as needed)

***Please note that in-depth research, support, and communication between sessions costs an additional fee, please inquire for details!***

Hours: Sessions occur weekly or biweekly, depending on member preference, and the types of goals you would like to work on.
Cost: $90.00/session **We offer a special $75/session Introductory Rate (for first three months) for new Dream Weavers members**

Case-by-case sliding scale option.

Dates: Registration open (ongoing)

Ratios: 1 staff to 1 participant

Languages supported in the program: English

Agency/Organization: Dream Weavers: An Occupational Therapy Collective

Program Contacts: Amanda Landry, OT Reg. (Ont.)  or Mira Etlin-Stein, OT Reg. (Ont.)

This program is suitable for you if you:

  • Are interested in creating and working towards personalized goals in the area of life & employment skills
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Dream Weavers: An Occupational Therapy Collective

Dream Weavers is a grassroots downtown Toronto organization that serves teens & young adults on the Autism Spectrum and with other disabilities. We aim to break down barriers and build inclusion through offering both group programs and 1:1 private sessions in the area of life & employment skills. Dream Weavers is run by two occupational therapists, Amanda Landry & Mira Etlin-Stein.