Connections Club (Ages 13+)
Connections Club is designed to provide opportunities for individuals to interact with peers in a safe and supportive environment using video conferencing technology while practicing social and communication skills. Els for Autism® staff members facilitate meetings, providing support and guidance so individuals of all abilities can actively participate in the group. Each meeting will follow a schedule, including a welcome/introduction; a review of expectations; a stretching routine; fun facts; and a variety of discussion topics, games, and activities.
Spectrum Book Club (Ages 18+)
The Spectrum Book Club is designed for individuals ages 18 and older with autism or developmental disabilities who enjoy exploring the world of literature. Participants do not need to own a copy of the book. During the meeting, participants will be able to see the story, and Els for Autism Foundation® staff will facilitate the group. Participants may take an active role as a reader during the meeting, or they can choose to listen to their peers. At the end of each meeting. staff will lead the group in a discussion and Q&A.
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Financial Need Assistance
The Foundation offers programs and services to the entire community, and services are NOT limited to individuals enrolled at The Learning Academy. Additionally, some individuals may qualify for financial assistance. Complete the Financial Aid Application here.