Adult Autism

 
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Excel Employment Options provides classes, programs, and consultation that help young to older adults with autism over come a variety of challenges they may face after exiting High School and child level services come to an end. We can also help parents who have questions and concerns for their loved ones who maybe going through these key moments of transition.


Stages of Consultation Services:

Service Description:

Stage 1: Intake-in depth intake with consumer and his or her family.

Stage 2: Education-A meeting or meetings or held to teach all concerned parties about ASD.

Stage 3: Information gathering- In-depth interviews with all relevant parties to create profile of goals, expectations, behaviors, schedules, abilities, and current methods used to support the individual.

Stage 4: Development- Creation of binder with visual tools and suggested coping strategies for every relevant aspect of individual's life. Binder will include visual tools, schedules, and strategies to assist individuals in meeting their goals.

State 5: In-service-Training is provided for consumer and all relevant parties on how to utilize newly developed tools and methodologies.

Stage 6: implementation and Maintenance- Regular visits from an Excel social coach to provide support in the implementation of strategies for personal development.


Excel Will Provide a comprehensive training of the ASD disorder and methodology for behavioral support that can be applied consistently to every area of the individual's life and training to consumers, families, home staff, job coaches, teachers and other stakeholders involved in the lives of an individual with ASD. In addition, the education of all family members and relevant stakeholders will provide each person with enhanced insight into the actions and thoughts of the individual, multiple strategies to support the person, thus reducing stress for all parties. At the termination of services Excel will provide a report with summary and any additional recommendations.


Fundamentals of Social Communication:

The goals of the 16 week Fundamentals of Social Communication Group are to enhance the functional communication abilities of individuals with ASD or other communication deficits. 

Fundamentals of Social Communication Class

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Fundamentals of Social Communication Phase II

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Note:  Ongoing and interwoven lessons include making and maintaining friendships, active listening, empathy and appropriate social skills for public environments.

 

 

Sexual Health and Relationship Education (SHARE) Class Overview

 

Week 1: Introductions

Week 2: Relationships

Week 3: Communication

Week 4: Exploitation

 

Week 5: Understanding the Body

Week 6: Reproduction

Week 7: HIV/AIDS & Other Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)

Week 8: Resources and Review


Excel accepts private pay