Tag: programs


Making A Difference For Young Adults With Autism

This story, written by Abbie Richert, was originally published in Plateau Living (April 2017) with a similar article in Madison Park Living (April 2017). You can find local copies in Sammamish or Madison Valley (Seattle). It is reprinted here with permission from the author. For young adults with autism, visibility and acceptance in the community are cornerstones of their personal and professional

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Winter break camps: Fun. Social skills. Field trips. Hot chocolate.

An ongoing tradition, winter break camp is a fun opportunity to connect with friends while pursuing games, activities and excursions. Our master’s level counselors make sure that winter break is a place for students to recharge while building social skills and confidence. Mornings: Students select from their favorite activities: Outdoor games and the Challenge Course Board games, Magic the Gathering

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School year programs now enrolling

Enrollment opens for social skills groups UPDATED: Enroll now through our website in Aspiring Youth’s Social Skills Groups! Beginning in early October, our master’s level facilitators help participants identify and practice new skills, establish friendships and boost self-esteem. TIMES & LOCATIONS >> New to Aspiring Youth social skills groups? Schedule your enrollment meeting. AGE-BASED GROUPS: Topic-driven discussion ● Reinforcing games and activities ● Groups available for ages 8 to 19. THEME-BASED GROUPS: Social

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Why Aspiring Youth Might be the Perfect Camp for Your Child

Now that school is out, it’s time to think about getting your kids involved in summer programs. With options like sports camps, tutoring sessions and wilderness clubs (not to mention good old fashioned unstructured boredom) it can be hard to decide which camp might be best for your child. Maybe you want your child to try something new, but aren’t

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Announcing: Bainbridge Island Summer Camps!

New location on Bainbridge Island at Strawberry Hill Park! In our traditional camps we offer exciting activity choices from Legos to art to nature hikes. With these incredible enrichment activities as a foundation, our master’s level counselors help campers build confidence and connect to new friends. Social Growth Topics We work with parents and campers to formulate individualized social learning goals such as: Conversation initiation, flexibility, leadership, sharing ideas, sustaining conversations,

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