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.
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.
-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
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/