Many parents of children on the autism spectrum compare graduating high school to falling off a cliff

Post high school life for individuals on the autism spectrum is one without many opportunities – not many services, not many training programs, not many opportunities to continue learning.

Many individuals on the autism spectrum find themselves at home with little to do. During this period, we see higher rates of depression and aggressive behaviour in young adults and greater parental stress.

Our hope at the SAAAC Autism Centre is to continue the development of individuals on the spectrum after high school finishes. We want to get our students engaged in job readiness preparation, independent living skills training, and opportunities to develop friendships and connections to their community. Check out how we are providing programming and experiences to support the growth of young adults on the autism spectrum:

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