Social Outings! (15 to 22 years old)
A co-ed social group for teens and young adults diagnosed with ASD, learning disabilities and other special needs ( 15-22 years old). Adolescents who have difficulties dealing with group dynamics and social interactions will be given the opportunity to spend a “social evening” in a supportive environment with the guidance of trained staff. Outings will take place in a recreational setting, supervised by trained young adults once or twice a month with their peers.
The ideal participant is an individual who has a diagnosis of high functioning autism and a well developed verbal repertoire who experiences difficulties navigating social situations and maintaining conversations.
Participants will be grouped based on their skill levels.
- Participants must be fully communicative and independent
- No disrespectful, violent or disruptive behavior will be tolerated
- Participants must be open to trying to engage with other young people with the support provided
Activities may include: • Bowling • Karaoke • Rock Climbing • Laser Tag • Board Game Cafe • Movie
Saturday September 28th 2019
Once per month
Prices Based on activity
Schwartz/ Reisman Centre
The Schwartz/Reisman Centre is a non-profit organization that welcomes everyone.
The J Inclusion Services mission:
To ensure that every single member of our community is able to experience the joy and fulfilment that comes from being part of a caring, diverse community. Our Inclusion Services department empowers young people aged 4-22 who have different abilities and challenges by giving them opportunities to grow, connect and participate in a meaningful way.
At the Schwartz/Reisman Centre, we respect and honour the unique gifts and strengths that each of us possesses. We emphasize the value, dignity and capabilities of every individual and strive to offer every person the opportunity to participate in our JCC community and to contribute in a meaningful way.
We are dedicated to ensuring that dignity, integration and equal opportunities are embedded in all aspects of the JCC culture. We are pleased to offer community-based recreational programs designed to meet specific needs identified to us by people with disabilities and their families.