Chapel Haven Schleifer Center presents “Stories from the Road: The Young Adult Journey to Independence,” Wednesday, Dec. 2 at 5:30 p.m. EST on Zoom.

This panel discussion will feature students and community members in our Asperger Syndrome Adult Transition program (ASAT) who will share their experiences and lessons learned as they build an independent and self-empowered life.

This interactive workshop will be moderated by Gina Apicella, MS, BCBA, LBA, Vice President of Autism Services at Chapel Haven Schleifer Center.

Register here

Chapel Haven’s ASAT Program

Chapel Haven’s ASAT program is designed for young adults 18 years of age and older with a diagnosis including:
 Asperger Syndrome
 Social Communication Disorders
 Executive Functioning and Nonverbal Learning Challenges
 Mild Autism
Typical challenges we address through our experience-rich curriculum include:

Executive functioning and
organization

 Time management & follow
through

 Self-advocacy and self-awareness

 Understanding the perspective of others and hidden social rules

 Personal safety

 Navigating college

 Anxiety and managing
transitions

 Managing the online world

 Navigating the working world (finding and keeping the right job)

 Shifting communication style based on context

Understanding nuance, humor, sarcasm idioms, or words with multiple meanings

Designed by international experts in autism spectrum disorder, the ASAT Program is highly successful in helping a growing cadre of adults gain productive, self-empowered lives.  We offer an “a la carte” style menu of programs, from transitional housing with individualized supports, day and weekend services, social communication therapy, to targeted help with college and independent living. Learn more here
 
For more information, contact Christy Chandler, Director of Admissions.