Autism Services: (PEERS®) for teens

Come check out our PEERS for teens:

What’s PEERS?

The Program for the Education and Enrichment of Relational Skills

The PEERS ® curriculum is an evidence-based social skills training for adolescents and teens with autism spectrum disorder. There are two distinct sessions per week, which involve either the parent/caregivers or the youth/teens.  Please note, parent participation and youth/teen motivation to participate is an essential piece of this group service.  Newly learned skills are rehearsed by participant in session through structured socialization activities and feedback is delivered by the therapists synchronously.  Participants learn a variety of important social skills across the 14-week duration and are encouraged and supported to transfer skills learned in group into their everyday lives, including how to:

Who is Eligible for PEERS®?

This group is being offered to teens 14-17 diagnosed with ASD

Commitment to PEERS®

Parents and Teens will be asked to attend 14 separate 1.5-hour (Teen) in-person or 1-hour (Parent) sessions every week via zoom – a total of 21 hours (teen) and 14 hours (parent/caregiver) Teen Sessions focus on:

 Parent Sessions focus on:

Group Dates: Weeks of September 19th, 2022 – December 19th, 2022

For Further Information:

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.

Cost: $1300.00 Payment must be received in full prior to the start of group.

Location:

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

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