Barrie Volkswagen is proud to support Kerry’s Place Autism Services, offering comprehensive services and support to those with Autism Spectrum Disorder who have reached adulthood.

Here is a summary of the Kerry’s Place Programs we help support:

Adult Leisure Group:

Provide opportunities for adults with ASD to meet others who share common interests, strengths, aspirations, and personal goals.

Skill Building Group:

Offer adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder the opportunity to learn about navigating the social world in a small group setting, with focus on improving conversation skills, building relationships and understanding the unwritten rules of social interactions.

Weekend Day and Residential Respite:

Respite to families or caregivers supporting an adult at home with a diagnosis of ASD.

Job Readiness Programs:

Provide didactic and hands-on training to develop skills in the areas of résumé development, interviewing skills, engaging the public and performing meaningful, long-lasting work.

Travel Training Program:

Provide readiness training and community-based coaching to independently travel using public transit systems.

KERRY’S PLACE AUTISM SERVICES ASPIRES TO OFFER ADDITIONAL SERVICES INCLUDING:
  • group and online dating forum
  • regional sports league for adults with ASD including soccer and baseball
  • hobby club for adults
  • in-house shop to sell their goods and wares
  • post-secondary life-skills education program