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
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.