Transitioning into adulthood and the community beyond high school can be challenging for individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder and their families.
Launch—Guiding the journey from adolescence to adulthood by helping families prepare for and respond to key life transitions.
Pursuits—Developing independent living and job readiness skills.
Recruits—Putting learned skills into practice through job-related experiences.
Meticulon—An IT consulting firm providing assessments and training for software testing and quality assurance contracts.
Spectrum Advantage—Supporting individuals in finding and retaining employment.
Beast-Mode Fitness—A model designed to promote interest in developing mobility, flexibility, strength training, cardio conditioning, teamwork, and social skills related to gym etiquette among young adults with autism.
MindBalance for ASD—A NEW 8-week treatment program that builds on proven interventions such as Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT), HeartMath® and Facing Your Fears.
Janus Adult Day Program—A sustainable model for a high quality community adult day program.
Chess and Board Games Club—A volunteer-run club that provides a great opportunity for youth to socialize with others who share a common interest in chess and/or board games!
MagAAFSzine—A magazine that gives a voice to, is created and driven by, and introduces, members of the Autism Aspergers Friendship Society Of Calgary. http://www.aafscalgary.com/magaafszine
Everything Media Art—An annual 8-week program focusing on photography, videography/film-making, virtual reality and animation technology.
Stepping Out!—A recreation program for people with ASD with a focus on fitness.
“Not once did I get the sense that the staff saw the program as a job, rather they seemed to feel it was a privilege to spend time with my daughter.”
“STA staff was successful in setting limits for our daughter without alienating her. She felt positive about staff, program and her success.”