Mentoring for Middle and High School Students with Autism

Mentoring for Middle and High School Students with Autism

Middle School

Guideway Personal Support

Judah McNiel, MA, executive director
5707 S. Cass Ave., Suite 650 Westmont, IL 60559
(847) 345-3352
judah@guidewaysupport.com

Provides guidance for young men with autism spectrum disorders while teaching independent life skills, social skills and the all-around competence they need to gain more independence and experience for a more fulfilling life. Services include: therapeutic mentoring (two to three hours) of one-on-one time doing activities and talking while working on a specific goal. Socialization groups: three to five young men working out their social struggles through fun activities and conversation together and with the facilitators; serves tweens to late 20s.

High School

Asperger/Autism Network (AANE)

AANE offers a FREE "Open" support group for teens aged 13-19 who identify as being on the Autism Spectrum or related diagnosis. The group aims to provide information, connection, and community where participants can share similar issues and concerns and celebrate successes. This group is designed for teens on the spectrum only. Parents and other family members should not plan on attending.


Guideway Personal Support

Judah McNiel, MA, executive director
5707 S. Cass Ave., Suite 650 Westmont, IL 60559
(847) 345-3352
judah@guidewaysupport.com

Provides guidance for young men with autism spectrum disorders while teaching independent life skills, social skills and the all-around competence they need to gain more independence and experience for a more fulfilling life. Services include: therapeutic mentoring (two to three hours) of one-on-one time doing activities and talking while working on a specific goal. Socialization groups: three to five young men working out their social struggles through fun activities and conversation together and with the facilitators; serves tweens to late 20s.


No Boundaries

No Boundaries is a program of Search, Inc.
824 Dempster St., Evanston, IL 60202
(847) 869-0000, ext. 202
nicole@jjslist.com or noboundaries@search-inc.org

Experiential on-land and on-line training for transitioning teens through adults with disabilities to build essential skills for the workplace and for living more independently in today’s world.