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Autism Services – Flying Solo: Cookin’ with Care

September 7 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

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What is involved in Group?

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 11-17 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.

Commitment to Flying Solo:

Participants will attend 8 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.

Group Dates and Location: Weeks of September 7th, 2023 – October 26th, 2023

  • Thursdays 4:00—6:00pm (in-person at Maltby Centre- 31 Hyperion Court, Kingston, ON, K7K 7G3)

Requirements: To access this group, your child/youth requires an ASD diagnosis and must be within the identified age range.

Cost: $850.00

Registration: Please email [email protected]. 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.

Please note this group is only offered in English.


September 7
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Maltby Centre, Kingston
31 Hyperion Ct #100
Kingston, ON K7K 7G3 Canada
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