This program is offered to students with Autism, Asperger’s, Mild Intellectual and Learning Disabilities who are entering high school. This program will address transition topics that will help students be better prepared for their new environment. Topics will include fitting in, making friends, academic workload, bullying, peer pressure, self-advocacy, asking for help and organizational skills. Program takes place both in centre and out in the community. As part of transitional skills, social and communication skills will also be taught and practiced.
This program is suitable for those who are independent in most self care skills
This program is not suitable for those who have significant behavior issues
Ratio: 1 staff to 3 students
Program Hours: Saturdays (please call for schedule and availability)
Cost: $389/8 week session
Contact: Mary Salerno
Reach Toronto Autism Services for Youth and Adults
Reach Toronto is a Not for Profit organization, offering unique programs for adults and youth with ASD, Asperger’s Syndrome and Mild Intellectual Disabilities. Children with autism become young adults with autism who are faced with the challenge of leaving the support and safe environment of the school system. Our programs were created in response to that challenge. Reach Toronto provides life skills training, social skills as well as specific knowledge required to prepare transitioning high school students and young adults for either college, the workforce or simply to gain independence. We also address the needs for adults who successfully completed a college program and require the skills to enter the workforce. The goal of our Success on the Spectrum programs is to ensure successful transition in a safe and nurturing environment.