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
Email: 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.

Cost: insurance not accepted; $40 (hourly rate), sliding scale available.

High School

Guideway Personal Support

Judah McNiel, MA, executive director
5707 S. Cass Ave., Suite 650 Westmont, IL 60559
(847) 345-3352
Email: 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.

Cost: insurance not accepted; $40 (hourly rate), sliding scale available.


No Boundaries

No Boundaries is a program of Search, Inc.
Nicole Heimdal
824 Dempster St., Evanston, IL 60202
Phone: (847) 869-0000, ext. 202
Email: 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.