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SALSA Cooking and Fitness Classes

 

The SALSA (Special Adults Life Skills Academy) Program provides evidence-based, independent living skills training for adults with developmental disabilities ages 18+ who have completed high school. This program will build on each participant’s individualized strengths to develop communication, social, culinary & fitness skills while working towards independent skill performance.

The classes are designed to increase:

  • knowledge and skills related to nutrition and cooking
  • independence in meal preparation
  • willingness to try new foods

The SALSA program is an 8-week session, with classes held twice a week for two hours.  Participants in the program will be divided into two groups, to suit their individualized support needs.  Each group participates in a 45-minute cooking activity, 45-minute fitness lesson, with 30 minutes left to enjoy a meal together as a whole group and complete a reflection activity related to each lesson’s learning objectives.

Check back for the Fall 2018 schedule.

For more information on the SALSA Cooking Classes:
Contact: Dr. Kerri Morse, Ed.D., Adult Services Manager
Email: kerri.morse@elsforautism.org
Phone: 561-320-9523