Peer-Led Support Group (Topic: Anxiety, Burnout & Mindfulness) – Young Adults Project (Kerry’s Place)
Objective: Meet fellow Young Adults Project (YAP) participants, share experiences and learn from peers. This group is led by people with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) to highlight to voice of people with ASD.
Suitable for: Participants looking to share their experiences and meet peers with ASD that are receiving employment supports from Kerry’s Place.
Prerequisites: Participants are encouraged to participate in group discussions. Confirmation of Young Adults Project (YAP) registration and completion of a Kerry’s Place Autism Services intake meeting and relevant consent forms.
Young Adults Project (YAP) is an initiative at Kerry’s Place Autism Services which focuses on supporting adults 18 years or older with Autism Spectrum Disorder, who are looking to enter the workforce and retain meaningful employment. The Young Adults Project provides individualized support to adults with ASD at any point in their employment journey. The YAP participants work with an Autism Consultant to establish employment goals, attend small groups, connect with service providers, advocate for accommodations and maintain employment. All services have been adapted to be offered virtually using Zoom.