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We provide Social Skills Training on an Individual basis or within a group program. This service is available to individuals whom have Aspergers, Autism, Pervasive Developmental Delay, Developmental Delays, Attention Deficit Disorder, Tourettes Syndrome, Brain Injury, Behavioural Difficulties and Communication Disorders.

The service focuses on increasing the Individuals Social and Communication Skills. Individual programs are designed to promote success and encourage positive Self -esteem. We focus on skills needed in the home, school and community environments. This program targets the following areas:
  • Home Skills
  • Classroom skills
  • Peer Interaction Skills
  • Play Skills
  • Coping with Emotions
  • Alternatives to Negative Behaviours or Aggression
The service is available in the home, school and community environments. We can also attend current social or recreational groups that the Individual is involved in and provide direct support and intervention within the group.

The Service Co-ordinator will regularly review and design all programs with the family.


 

This program was developed for adolescents and adults with Asperger's Syndrome or high functioning autism.

The main goal of the 10 session program is to increase knowledge and to gain skills that will facilitate friendship and understanding of sexuality. It includes several activities such as games, videos and software. The topics include :
  • physiological aspects and the sexual response cycle
  • love and friendship
  • sexual intercourse and other behaviors
  • emotions and sexuality
  • contraception, STD's and AIDS
  • sexual orientation
  • alcohol, drugs and sexuality
  • sexism and sexual roles
  • inappropriate behaviors
  • theory of mind, communication and intimacy
Registration into the program requires that participants attend 10 weekly sessions of 1h30 each