Young Adult

Young Adult Group (YAG) (Ages 16-22)

A Social Language Group For Those with High Functioning Autism/Asperger’s

Some of the topics addressed during the Young Adult groups are:

  • Problem solving/negotiating
  • Perspective taking
  • Navigating the boring moments
  • Using body language/facial expression to understand communication
  • Self-monitoring
  • Expected/unexpected behavior in various settings
  • Good thoughts/weird thoughts
  • Making an impression
  • Managing meltdowns
  • Manners at home and away from home
  • Managing milestones and celebrations: Funerals, weddings, graduations, holidays
  • Navigating the internet
  • Clothes: Casual, semi-formal, formal
  • Hygiene
  • Independence and taking care of yourself
  • Job interviews and job expectations

*YAG is dedicated to developing friendships and examining the areas of time management, organization and problem solving, for increased success at home, school and daily life.

Please call 987-8835 for more information or to sign up for our group.  Group meets the 1st and 3rd Thursday of the month from 5:30-6:00 (social time) and 6:00-7:00 for group.

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