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CLOSED: The Virtual Hangout: Adult Social Group

The Virtual Hangout is a leisure-based online social group, looking to increase opportunities for adults with a diagnosis of ASD to socialize, participate in interactive activities, and make connections through common interests. Each week will feature a new activity or theme to attend to a variety of interests. Participants who register for The Virtual Hangout […]

FULL: Workplace Social Skills: Part 1 of 2 – Young Adults Project

Objective: Develop social skills for the workplace and gain tips to interact with customers, colleagues and employers. Suitable for: Participants looking to enter the workforce, as well as those already employed looking to enhance their social skills. Prerequisites: Confirmation of Young Adults Project (YAP) registration and completion of a Kerry’s Place Autism Services intake meeting […]

Peer-led Support Group – Young Adults Project

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 to voice of people with ASD. Suitable for: Participants looking to share their experiences and meet peers with ASD that are receiving employment supports from Kerry’s Place. Prerequisites: […]

Workplace Social Skills: Part 2 of 2 – Young Adults Project

Objective: Develop social skills in the workplace and gain tips to interact with customers, colleagues and employers. Suitable for: Participants looking to enter the workforce, as well as those already employed looking to enhance their social skills. Prerequisites: Confirmation of Young Adults Project (YAP) registration and completion of a Kerry’s Place Autism Services intake meeting […]

Ontario Winter 2022 – EmploymentWorks – After School Sessions

EmploymentWorks offers training for adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) who want to practice and develop the essential skills necessary to get and keep a job. This program involves structured learning sessions, as well as virtual experiential learning, through various online platforms (e.g., LinkedIn Learning, EASy Simulation, virtual opportunities in the community, and open discussions). […]

Job Finding Club: Search & Apply – Young Adults Project

Objective: To ask questions and share your job search with others, learn and apply advanced job searching tips, practice applying for jobs & submit job applications of interest. Suitable for: Participants who are ready to apply for jobs and who want to stay motivated during their job search. Prerequisites: Confirmation of Young Adults Project (YAP) […]

CLOSED: Online Chill: An Adult Social Group

Online Chill is a 10-week social group for adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), who are interested in meeting others while participating in a variety of fun games and activities. Each week introduces a new theme with select games and activities with a design that encourages participants to interact and get to know each other […]

CLOSED: Break the Ice! – Young Adults Project

Objective: Meet fellow Young Adults Project (YAP) participants, while working through common workplace ice breakers, get-to-know-yous’ and activities. Suitable for: Participants looking to enhance their conversation skills and to feel confident at your next workplace, school or program team building activity. Prerequisites: Participants are encouraged to participate in group discussions. Confirmation of Young Adults Project […]

CLOSED: Living Life To The Full – Adult Group

Living Life to the Full (LLTF) is a national flagship program of the Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA). This program is open to adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), ages 18 and over. The program is a fun, group-based, mental health promotion course which encourages people to learn to thrive in life. The course is […]

Mock Interview Drop in – Young Adults Project

Objective: To practice interviewing, and apply what you have learned in the YAP interview workshops. Suitable for: Participants who have attended YAP interview groups, or looking for opportunities to practice and get feedback on their interviewing skills. Prerequisites: Confirmation of Young Adults Project (YAP) registration and completion of a Kerry’s Place Autism Services intake meeting […]

EmploymentWorks – Virtual Winter 2022

EmploymentWorks offers training for adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) who want to practice and develop the essential skills necessary to get and keep a job. This program involves structured learning sessions, as well as virtual experiential learning, through various online platforms (e.g., LinkedIn Learning, EASy Simulation, virtual opportunities in the community, and open discussions). […]

Ontario Winter 2022 – EmploymentWorks – After School Sessions

EmploymentWorks offers training for adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) who want to practice and develop the essential skills necessary to get and keep a job. This program involves structured learning sessions, as well as virtual experiential learning, through various online platforms (e.g., LinkedIn Learning, EASy Simulation, virtual opportunities in the community, and open discussions). […]

Job Finding Club: Search & Apply – Young Adults Project

Objective: To ask questions and share your job search with others, learn and apply advanced job searching tips, practice applying for jobs & submit job applications of interest. Suitable for: Participants who are ready to apply for jobs and who want to stay motivated during their job search. Prerequisites: Confirmation of Young Adults Project (YAP) […]

CLOSED: Peer-led Support Group – Young Adults Project

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 to voice of people with ASD. Suitable for: Participants looking to share their experiences and meet peers with ASD that are receiving employment supports from Kerry’s Place. Prerequisites: […]

Interview Skills Level I: Identifying Your Skills – Young Adults Project

Objective: Learn to identify your skills and how to speak about them in an interview. Suitable for: Participants who want to learn how to identify their skills and develop an understanding of the differences between hard skills, soft skills, and transferable skills. Prerequisites: To be eligible, confirmation of Young Adults Project (YAP) registration and completion […]

EmploymentWorks – Virtual Winter Sessions

EmploymentWorks offers training for adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) who want to practice and develop the essential skills necessary to get and keep a job. This program involves structured learning sessions, as well as virtual experiential learning, through various online platforms (e.g., LinkedIn Learning, EASy Simulation, virtual opportunities in the community, and open discussions). […]

Build a Resume – Young Adults Project

Objective: Learn about the different types of resume formats and work with the Kerry’s Place Employment Supports team to build your own resume. Suitable for: Participants who do not have a resume or have a resume that they would like to update. Prerequisites: Confirmation of Young Adults Project (YAP) registration and completion of a Kerry’s […]

FULL: Caregiver e-Connect: Caring for Adult Children

As families grow older, lifestyles change. Maintaining the caregiver role may look different when caring for a person with ASD. Connect with others to find support for long-term dependence. Brainstorm strategies that allow you to take more time for yourself, this group is a great reminder on the importance of self-care. The Caregiver e-Connect will […]

Peer-led Support Group – Young Adults Project

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 to voices of people with ASD. Suitable for: Participants looking to share their experiences and meet peers with ASD receiving employment support from Kerry’s Place. Prerequisites: Participants are […]

Job Finding Club: Search & Apply – Young Adults Project

Objective: To ask questions and share your job search with others, learn and apply advanced job searching tips, practice applying for jobs & submit job applications of interest. Suitable for: Participants who are ready to apply for jobs and who want to stay motivated during their job search. Prerequisites: Confirmation of Young Adults Project (YAP) […]

Break the Ice! – Young Adults Project

Objective: Meet fellow Young Adults Project (YAP) participants, while working through common workplace icebreakers and get-to-know-you’s activities. Suitable for: Participants looking to enhance their conversation skills and to feel confident at your next workplace, school, or program team building activity. Prerequisites: Participants are encouraged to participate in group discussions. Confirmation of Young Adults Project (YAP) […]

Job Searching: Introduction – Young Adults Project

Objective: Learn what documents you need to apply to jobs, explore and navigate where you can apply for jobs, identify important information on job postings, understand job applications and how to complete them. Suitable for: Participants who have an updated resume & cover letter, and are ready & motivated to apply to jobs! Prerequisites: Confirmation […]

CLOSED: Mock Interview Drop in – Young Adults Project

Objective: To practice interviewing, and apply what you have learned in the YAP interview workshops. Suitable for: Participants who have attended YAP interview groups, or looking for opportunities to practice and get feedback on their interviewing skills. Prerequisites: Confirmation of Young Adults Project (YAP) registration and completion of a Kerry’s Place Autism Services intake meeting […]

Job Searching: Advanced – Young Adults Project

Objective: Learn effective job searching skills, how to use job search engines such as; Indeed and LinkedIn. Learn about what happens are you submit your resume, and how to follow-up with employers. Suitable for: Participants who have an updated resume & cover letter, want to learn how to apply for jobs and are motivated to […]

Peer-led Support Group – Young Adults Project

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: […]

FULL: Living Life To The Full – Caregiver Group

Living Life to the Full (LLTF) is a national flagship program of the Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA). This program is open to caregivers of people with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). The program is a fun, group-based, mental health promotion course that encourages people to learn to thrive in life. The course is for anyone […]

CLOSED: Break the Ice! – Young Adults Project

Objective: Meet fellow Young Adults Project (YAP) participants, while working through common workplace icebreakers, get-to-know-you activities. Suitable for: Participants looking to enhance their conversation skills and to feel confident at your next workplace, school, or program team building activity. Prerequisites: Participants are encouraged to participate in group discussions. Confirmation of Young Adults Project (YAP) registration […]

CLOSED: Interview Skills Level I: Common Interview Questions and Role Play – Young Adults Project

Objective: Learn about various types of interview questions and practice answering common interview questions. Suitable for: Participants who have little to no experience with interviews. Prerequisites: 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 […]

CLOSED: Job Finding Club: Search & Apply – Young Adults Project

Objective: To ask questions and share your job search with others, learn and apply advanced job searching tips, practice applying for jobs & submit job applications of interest. Suitable for: Participants who are ready to apply for jobs and who want to stay motivated during their job search. Prerequisites: Confirmation of Young Adults Project (YAP) […]

EmploymentWorks Ontario – Virtual

EmploymentWorks offers training for adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) who want to practice and develop the essential skills necessary to get and keep a job. This program involves structured learning sessions, as well as virtual experiential learning, through various online platforms (e.g., LinkedIn Learning, EASy Simulation, virtual opportunities in the community, and open discussions). […]

Employment Support: Drop-In Consultation – Young Adults Project

Objective: To provide brief employment support and consultation to participants in YAP. Suitable for: Participants who are looking for general employment support but do not see a group offering available support in that area (example: questions about career exploration, accommodations, job retention) Prerequisites: Confirmation of Young Adults Project (YAP) registration and completion of a Kerry’s […]

FULL: Online Chill: An Adult Social Group

Online Chill is a 10-week social group for adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), who are interested in meeting others while participating in a variety of fun games and activities. Each week introduces a new theme with select games and activities with a design that encourages participants to interact and get to know each other […]

Interview Skills Level I: Identifying Your Skills – Young Adults Project

Objective: Learn to identify your skills and how to speak about them in an interview. Suitable for: Participants who want to learn how to identify their skills and develop an understanding of the differences between hard skills, soft skills, and transferable skills. Prerequisites: To be eligible, confirmation of Young Adults Project (YAP) registration and completion […]

Build a Resume – Young Adults Project

Objective: Learn about the different types of resume formats and work with the Kerry’s Place Employment Supports team to build your resume. Suitable for: Participants who do not have a resume or have a resume that they would like to update. Prerequisites: Confirmation of Young Adults Project (YAP) registration and completion of a Kerry’s Place […]

CLOSED: Peer-led Support Group – Young Adults Project

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 to 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. […]

CLOSED: Job Finding Club: Search & Apply – Young Adults Project

Objective: To ask questions and share your job search with others, learn and apply advanced job searching tips, practice applying for jobs & submit job applications of interest. Suitable for: Participants who are ready to apply for jobs and who want to stay motivated during their job search. Prerequisites: Confirmation of Young Adults Project (YAP) […]

CLOSED: Interview Skills Level 2: Anxiety, Accommodations, and Disclosure – Young Adults Project

Objective: Learn how to combat interview anxiety, ask for accommodations and understand disclosing your diagnosis before an interview. Suitable for: Participants who want to learn how to request accommodations before an interview. Participants who feel anxious about interviewing. Participants who want to learn about disclosing their disability. Prerequisites: Confirmation of Young Adults Project (YAP) registration […]

Peer-led Support Group – Young Adults Project

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: […]

FULL: Workplace Social Skills: Part 1 of 2 – Young Adults Project

Objective: Develop social skills for the workplace and gain tips to interact with customers, colleagues, and employers. Suitable for: Participants looking to enter the workforce, as well as those already employed looking to enhance their social skills. Prerequisites: Confirmation of Young Adults Project (YAP) registration and completion of a Kerry’s Place Autism Services intake meeting […]

FULL: Workplace Social Skills: Part 2 of 2 – Young Adults Project

Objective: Develop social skills in the workplace and gain tips to interact with customers, colleagues, and employers. Suitable for: Participants looking to enter the workforce, as well as those already employed looking to enhance their social skills. Prerequisites: Confirmation of Young Adults Project (YAP) registration and completion of a Kerry’s Place Autism Services intake meeting […]

Break the Ice! – Young Adults Project

Objective: Meet fellow Young Adults Project (YAP) participants, while working through common workplace ice breakers, get-to-know-you’s, and activities. Suitable for: Participants looking to enhance their conversation skills and to feel confident at your next workplace, school, or program team building activity. Prerequisites: Participants are encouraged to participate in group discussions. Confirmation of Young Adults Project […]

Job Searching: Introduction – Young Adults Project

Objective: Learn what documents you need to apply to jobs, explore and navigate where you can apply for jobs, identify important information on job postings, understand job applications and how to complete them. Suitable for: Participants who have an updated resume & cover letter, and are ready & motivated to apply to jobs! Prerequisites: Confirmation […]

EmploymentWorks Summer– Aurora – In-Person and Virtual Hybrid Model

Aurora Aurora

EmploymentWorks offers training for adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) who want to practice and develop the essential skills necessary to get and keep a job. This program involves structured learning sessions, as well as in-person and virtual experiential learning, through various online platforms (e.g., LinkedIn Learning, EASy Simulation, opportunities in the community, and open […]

EmploymentWorks – Brampton – In-Person and Virtual Hybrid Model

Brampton Brampton

EmploymentWorks offers training for adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) who want to practice and develop the essential skills necessary to get and keep a job. This program involves structured learning sessions, as well as in-person and virtual experiential learning, through various online platforms (e.g., LinkedIn Learning, EASy Simulation, virtual opportunities in the community, and […]

EmploymentWorks Summer– Toronto – In-Person and Virtual Hybrid Model

EmploymentWorks offers training for adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) who want to practice and develop the essential skills necessary to get and keep a job. This program involves structured learning sessions, as well as in-person and virtual experiential learning, through various online platforms (e.g., LinkedIn Learning, EASy Simulation, opportunities in the community, and open […]

Break the Ice! – Young Adults Project

Objective: Meet fellow Young Adults Project (YAP) participants, while working through common workplace ice breakers, get-to-know-you games, and activities. Suitable for: Participants looking to enhance their conversation skills and to feel confident at your next workplace, school, or program team-building activity. Prerequisites: Participants are encouraged to participate in group discussions. Confirmation of Young Adults Project […]

Job Searching: Advanced – Young Adults Project

Objective: Learn effective job searching skills, how to use job search engines such as; Indeed and LinkedIn. Learn about what happens are you submit your resume, and how to follow-up with employers. Suitable for: Participants who have an updated resume & cover letter, want to learn how to apply for jobs and are motivated to […]

Life Skills 101

Are you interested in learning new daily living skills such as cooking, budgeting, and managing your time more effectively? Kerry’s Place Autism Services is excited to offer Life Skills 101, a program for adults 18 years of age and older with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), interested in learning more about living independently, health, wellness, and […]

Job Finding Club: Search & Apply – Young Adults Project

Objective: To ask questions and share your job search with others, learn and apply advanced job searching tips, practice applying for jobs & submit job applications of interest. Suitable for: Participants who are ready to apply for jobs and who want to stay motivated during their job search. Prerequisites: Confirmation of Young Adults Project (YAP) […]

Mock Interview (1:1 for 30-minute scheduled blocks) – Young Adults Project

Objective: To practice interviewing, and apply what you have learned in the YAP interview workshops. Suitable for: Participants who have attended YAP interview groups, or looking for opportunities to practice and get feedback on their interviewing skills. Prerequisites: Confirmation of Young Adults Project (YAP) registration and completion of a Kerry’s Place Autism Services intake meeting […]

Workplace Social Skills: Part 1 of 2 – Young Adults Project

Objective: Develop social skills for the workplace and gain tips to interact with customers, colleagues and employers. Suitable for: Participants looking to enter the workforce, as well as those already employed looking to enhance their social skills. Prerequisites: Confirmation of Young Adults Project (YAP) registration and completion of a Kerry’s Place Autism Services intake meeting […]

Build a Resume – Young Adults Project

Objective: Learn about the different types of resume formats and work with the Kerry’s Place Employment Supports team to build your resume. Suitable for: Participants who do not have a resume or have a resume that they would like to update. Prerequisites: Confirmation of Young Adults Project (YAP) registration and completion of a Kerry’s Place […]

Workplace Social Skills: Part 2 of 2 – Young Adults Project

Objective: Develop social skills in the workplace and gain tips to interact with customers, colleagues and employers. Suitable for: Participants looking to enter the workforce, as well as those already employed looking to enhance their social skills. Prerequisites: Confirmation of Young Adults Project (YAP) registration and completion of a Kerry’s Place Autism Services intake meeting […]

Interview Skills Level I: Common Interview Questions and Role Play – Young Adults Project

Objective: Learn about various types of interview questions and practice answering common interview questions. Suitable for: Participants who have little to no experience with interviews. Prerequisites: 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 […]

Break the Ice! – Young Adults Project

Objective: Meet fellow Young Adults Project (YAP) participants, while working through common workplace ice breakers, get-to-know-you games and activities. Suitable for: Participants looking to enhance their conversation skills and to feel confident at your next workplace, school or program team building activity. Prerequisites: Participants are encouraged to participate in group discussions. Confirmation of Young Adults […]

Interview Skills Level I: Identifying Your Skills – Young Adults Project

Objective: Learn to identify your skills and how to speak about them in an interview. Suitable for: Participants who want to learn how to identify their skills and develop an understanding of the differences between hard skills, soft skills, and transferable skills. Prerequisites: To be eligible, confirmation of Young Adults Project (YAP) registration and completion […]

EmploymentWorks Fall – Brampton – In-Person and Virtual Hybrid Model

Brampton Brampton

EmploymentWorks offers training for adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) who want to practice and develop the essential skills necessary to get and keep a job. This program involves structured learning sessions, as well as in-person and virtual experiential learning. To participate in the program, the participants need access to a laptop, iPad, or Tablet, […]

FULL: Conflict Resolution (Day 1 of 2) – Young Adults Project

Objective: To learn about conflict and conflict resolution. Suitable for: Participants looking to learn about conflict and basic steps on how to resolve conflict. Prerequisites: 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 […]

CLOSED: Peer-led Support Group (Topic: Post-Secondary) – Young Adults Project

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: […]

CLOSED: Break the Ice! – Young Adults Project

Objective: Meet fellow Young Adults Project (YAP) participants, while working through common workplace ice breakers, get-to-know-you’s and activities. Suitable for: Participants looking to enhance their conversation skills and to feel confident at your next workplace, school or program team-building activity. Prerequisites: Participants are encouraged to participate in group discussions. Confirmation of Young Adults Project (YAP) […]