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Help me Support Adults with Autism

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I am a behaviour therapist, who is passionate about support and helping my clients succeed with transitions in their lives.



I have been fortunate to help many of my clients and their families over come challenges and obstacles that many of us simply can’t relate to.  Many have come to me through one of the 4 successful private school or adult learning programs I am responsible for developing, either at the elementary or secondary school levels or beyond.

Unfortunately, the cost of these programs is $30,000 to upwards of $50,000 per year for individuals with moderate support needs.

So we have developed transitional solutions that provide a high level of support, instruction and care to individuals, in a low cost, yet effective manner.

You can find out more about our transition programs and solutions here:

  www.NextStepSupport.com

We wanted to give you the opportunity to help fund a full day of learning or activity, for someone on the Developmental Services Ontario (DSO) wait list and who has not yet received government (passport) funding.

A donation of $36, $60, $90 or $120 will cover the cost of an individual for a full day, depending on their support needs.

In gratitude, we will send you a thank you card and perhaps a photo or two... If he or she is not too camera shy!

Lets support individuals with their transitions into adult lifestyles of their choice, by giving them options to expand their worlds.

Members learn:

Self-regulation & Social Skills to:
• Express feelings
• Create a Positive Self-image
• Engage in Perspective-taking

How to Manage anxiety to:
• Interact positively with others
• React to expected vs unexpected events

Self-help & Advocacy Skills to:
• Assess themselves & their needs
• Have awareness of accommodations they need
• Communicate clearly & Advocate for needs
• Have knowledge of their rights to these accommodations

To Assert Choice & Control to:
• Communicate preferences
• Understand limits

To Expand their World to:
• Find new and exciting ways to expand on interests, develop hobbies & make new friends.

Adaptive skills to:
• Manage Real-life problems
• Develop strategies to keep safe
• Increase Personal safety
• Deal with the unexpected, unplanned events
• Where to go for help
• Increase Community safety
• Increase Workplace safety






find out more about up coming activities, events and programs, visit:  https://www.eventbrite.ca/o/nextstep-support-12618149052
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Let get this popping!!! Send this to all of your friends, family and colleagues.

We have some extra tickets for one of our upcoming events at the Air Canada Centre.

The next person to donate $120 or more will receive both tickets.

Get the news out there and help us provide support to adults waiting on the DSO waiting list.
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Blue Jay vs Baltimore Sunday June 10 @ 1:07 pm.

It looks like we have some extra Blue Jays Tickets for one of our up coming Group Events...

I will give 2 free tickets to the next person who donates $120 or more.

Let’s make this happen!!!
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