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
Fundamentals of Social Communication Phase II
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
Using Family Life and Sexual Health (FLASH) for Special Education Curriculum
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