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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

What exactly are Dream Weavers 1:1 Sessions?

As two registered occupational therapists, both Amanda & Mira (Dream Weavers founders) offer private 1:1 sessions for teens and young adults with autism, developmental differences, and other disabilities. These sessions are great for those who are looking for a more personalized approach and want to work on individual goals.

How often and when do the sessions occur?

Sessions occur weekly or biweekly, depending on member preference, and the types of goals you would like to work on. The exact timing is discussed, depending on your/ our availability.

When can they start?

As soon as you would like! Just contact us and we can discuss when we are able to start.

Where do they take place?

Sessions usually occur at The Centre for Social Innovation (CSI-Annex – 720 Bathurst Street) – but both Amanda & Mira may also be able to travel to your home or community (depending on the distance), if this is more convenient.

1:1 Occupational Therapy sessions cover both life & employment skills topics such as:​

Time management

Social Skills

Problem solving

Independent Living

Sexuality & relationships

Healthy eating & nutrition

Team work

Budgeting

Navigating family dynamics

Finding & applying for a job/ volunteer position

Creating a resume/ cover letter

Asking for on-the-job or academic accommodations

Workplace social skills

Issues around disclosing a disability

Interview practice

What are the costs?
$90.00/session
**We offer a special $75/session Introductory Rate (for first three months) for new Dream Weavers members**
If cost is an issue, please contact us, we are open to sliding scale options in special situations.

What is included in a session?

50 minutes of face-to-face time with Mira or Amanda on a weekly or biweekly basis

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!***

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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.