AUTISM AFTER 21
WE SUPPORT THE FOLLOWING
SOAR - Summer Opportunity for Adult Readiness is Autism After 21's signature program. This residential opportunity is offered to young adults on the autism spectrum. Our curriculum is based on:
1. Career Exploration and job readiness skills
2. Social skills, anxiety management and conflict resolution skills
3. Indpendent Living
4. Executive Function
5. Self Determination
Case Management - During students residential time at SOAR we have case managers conduct 1:1 visits with our students along with group activites to explore options and get students planning for independence. Case managers conduct follow up contact with students and families.
Peer Mentoring - to work with our SOAR students after thier residential stay on campus. These trained young adults will work with students to follow up on recommendations that were developed during case management.
Parent SOAR - Planning a Fall Conference to address issues with manageing screen time addictions, conflict resolution and future planning needs.
Future plans: Working towards offering non-residential career camp options along with SOAR at other university campuses.