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“The Integrated Transition Program” for ASD Teens & Parents

Date & Time: 
Saturday, December 02, 2017 10:00am to 12:00pm

This program will implement evidence-based strategies for self-determination and self-advocacy skills, components for the transition to adulthood, and community-based learning for ASD young adults and provides informational workshops for parents too.

Program Eligibility:

For Participants:
At this time, the program is designed for young adults between the ages of 14 and 21, who are:
-resident of the Bronx (we can accept up to 2 participants from other boroughs)
-who is not eligible for OPWDD services or OPWDD HCBS waiver programs or who is in the process of seeking eligibility for OPWDD services
-who is verbal
-who is able to be in a group setting with facilitator support
-who will attend entire group series (no more than 3 absences) and who are able to communicate in English.

For parent:

Parent should:
-be able to speak either English or Spanish or both
-attend entire group series (no more than 3 absences)
-provide IEP / evaluation to indicate diagnosis of child
-specify areas of strengths / challenges of child
-specify parental areas of needs / information

Program schedule:
19 sessions
October 2017 to April 2018
From 10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Dates are posted on http://sinergiany.org/calendar

This program is made in collaboration with GRASP, the Global and Regional Asperger Syndrome Partnership, Inc. - http://grasp.org/