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Transitional Aged Youth Socials: Pathway to Independence

October 5 @ 5:00pm - 7:00pm

Kerry’s Place is excited to offer Transitional Aged Youth Socials (TAY Socials): Pathway to Independence, which focuses on daily living skills. The program is created for youth with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), ages 14-16, transitioning towards independence in completing routines, healthy eating, employment skills, secondary supports and social awareness.

There are ten online sessions that will be offered on Tuesday starting from October 12th until December 14, 2021 from 5:00pm until 7:00pm. In each session participants will participate in fun and interactive activities, games, and lessons to help promote the development of skills. Sessions are geared towards the following topics:

  • Week 1: Healthy Eating
  • Week 2: Healthy Eating Pt.2
  • Week 3: Job Readiness
  • Week 4: Interviewing Skills
  • Week 5: Financial Literacy
  • Week 6: Identity
  • Week 7: Managing Emotions
  • Week 8: Online Safety
  • Week 9: Secondary Support
  • Week 10: Wrap up and Review

Participant Age: 14-16
Ratio: 3:1 (6 participants)
Cost: No cost

Location: Virtually, Session will be delivered live via Zoom and the following are required to participate:

  • Mobile Device, Tablet or Computer
  • An internet connection
  • Speakers and a microphone
  • A webcam

Orientation Date: Tuesday, October 5 at 5:00pm until 7:00pm
Start Date: Tuesday, October 12, 2021
End Date: Tuesday, December 14, 2021
Time: 5:00pm-7:00pm

Orientation: Once participants have registered for the group, an invitation will be extended to join the orientation via zoom. The orientation is an opportunity for the youth and their families to be introduced to the program and for Kerry’s Place staff to ensure that participants can benefit from the program. The orientation will consist of an informational component for participants and their families and an opportunity for participants to interact with the group and complete a pre-test.

Participants will receive confirmation of group enrollment following the orientation.

Participating in a group orientation does not guarantee that the youth will be enrolled in the program. However, if we are unable to offer your child a spot in the program, we will do our best to connect you with an alternative service to suit your child’s needs.

Registration opens:  Thursday, August 5, 2021
Registration closes: Tuesday, October 5, 2021

Cancellation Process:

Cancelled by Kerry’s Place: Kerry’s Place may cancel a program due to low enrollment or unforeseen circumstances. If this occurs, and the activity cannot be rescheduled, participants will be notified as quickly as possible and attempts, within reason, will be made to help the attendee enroll in a new session.

Cancelled by Supported Person/Family: For the purposes of effective planning, when possible, Kerry’s Place appreciates five business days’ notice of cancellation before the start of the workshop/training.



October 5
5:00pm - 7:00pm
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