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