Objective: Meet fellow Young Adults Project (YAP) participants, share experiences and learn from peers. This group is led by people with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) to highlight the voice of people with ASD.
Suitable for: Participants looking to share their experiences and meet peers with ASD that are receiving employment support from Kerry’s Place.
Prerequisites: Participants are encouraged to participate in group discussions. Confirmation of Young Adults Project (YAP) registration and completion of a Kerry’s Place Autism Services intake meeting and relevant consent forms.
Young Adults Project (YAP) is an initiative at Kerry’s Place Autism Services that focuses on supporting adults 18 years or older with Autism Spectrum Disorder, who are looking to enter the workforce and retain meaningful employment. The Young Adults Project provides individualized support to adults with ASD at any point in their employment journey. The YAP participants work with an Autism Consultant to establish employment goals, attend small groups, connect with service providers, advocate for accommodations and maintain employment. All services have been adapted to be offered virtually using Zoom.
Please Note: Registration does not guarantee a space in this webinar. To be eligible, confirmation of YAP registration, completion of a Kerry’s Place Autism Services intake, and consent forms will be required.
Participant Age: 18+
Location: Will be delivered live via Zoom for participants registered in YAP and the following are required to participate:
Date: Thursday, April 14, 2022
Time: 6:00pm – 8:00pm
Number of participants: 18 participants, 2 peer mentors, and 2 staff supports at Kerry’s Place
Cost: No associated fees
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.