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Flying Solo: Cookin’ with Care, 11-14 years old

May 25 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Maltby centre - flying solo: cookin’ with care, 11-14 years old - cooking youth
Teens will learn some basic skills on how to fly solo when is comes to making a meal. Activities will include time in our classroom learning about each skill and practicing during role plays, as well as putting the skills to use by choosing a meal to make, finding ingredients, cookin’ it up and cleaning up after themselves! The following topics will be covered:
– Planning a meal
– Finding ingredients
– Preparing meals
– Cleaning up

A Behaviour Plan will be created for each participant that will outline their learning goals for the group as well as a progress review to summarize outcomes.
Who is Eligible for Flying Solo?
This group is currently being offered to teenagers 11-14 years of age, with an ASD diagnosis. Participants must be able to communicate in full sentences and not engage in elopement or aggressive behaviour. Participants must be interested and willing to participate and learn the outlined skills. All participants must wear a mask during the group.

Commitment to Flying Solo:
Participants will attend 6 separate 2-hour in-person sessions every week. Weekly challenges are required to be completed at home with caregiver support.

Caregiver handouts will be provided describing the skills learned and tips to practice at home.
Caregivers have the option of booking up to 2 1-hour consults to support their own capacity to support teens through their Flying Solo skill development.

Group Dates and Location: Weeks of May 25th, 2023 – June 29thth, 2023
• Thursdays 5:00—7:00pm (in-person at Maltby Centre- 31 Hyperion Court, Kingston, ON, K7K 7G3)
• Orientation for the caregivers will be May 18th 2023 from 5-6pm virtually.
Requirements: To access this group, your child/youth requires an ASD diagnosis and must be within the identified age range.
Cost: $550.00 Payment must be received in full prior to the start of group.
Registration: Please email ffsintake@maltbycentre.ca. Intake applications will be distributed to all interested parties at a later date, to help determine eligibility and appropriateness for this group. If this group is not the best fit for you and your teen, you will be contacted further with a rationale, and other possible options.


May 25
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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Maltby Centre, Kingston
31 Hyperion Ct #100
Kingston, ON K7K 7G3 Canada
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