Upcoming events

DISCOVER adult social skills- VIRTUAL

  • Thursday, December 30, 2021
  • Thursday, December 22, 2022
  • 13 sessions
  • Thursday, December 30, 2021, 6:30 PM 8:30 PM (CST)
  • Thursday, January 27, 2022, 6:30 PM 8:30 PM (CST)
  • Thursday, February 24, 2022, 6:30 PM 8:30 PM (CST)
  • Thursday, March 24, 2022, 6:30 PM 8:30 PM (CDT)
  • Thursday, April 28, 2022, 6:30 PM 8:30 PM (CDT)
  • Thursday, May 26, 2022, 6:30 PM 8:30 PM (CDT)
  • Thursday, June 23, 2022, 6:30 PM 8:30 PM (CDT)
  • Thursday, July 28, 2022, 6:30 PM 8:30 PM (CDT)
  • Thursday, August 25, 2022, 6:30 PM 8:30 PM (CDT)
  • Thursday, September 22, 2022, 6:30 PM 8:30 PM (CDT)
  • Thursday, October 27, 2022, 6:30 PM 8:30 PM (CDT)
  • Thursday, November 24, 2022, 6:30 PM 8:30 PM (CST)
  • Thursday, December 22, 2022, 6:30 PM 8:30 PM (CST)
  • Online via Zoom

Registration


Register

Please use the email address of the person that will be attending to register for this group.

 All emails about the group, including links, will go to that person.


*DISCOVER will meet virtually until further notice. 

DISCOVER   is a group for adults with autism looking to participate in discussions and expand understanding of society's unwritten rules. This curriculum based social skills course designed to support adults on the autism spectrum (DSM Level 2 to Level 1).

Each session will be approximately 90 minutes total (two topics per session). Sessions will begin at a basic skill level for the first half and then expand on that topic in more detail. The facilitator of DISCOVER provides individuals with evidence-based tools for building friendships and relationships. The facilitator for this group is an adult on the autism spectrum. This group provides a safe environment and encourages individuals to discuss experiences with like-minded peers.


Course Schedule               You do not need to attend all sessions to participate. 

  • January  -Finding and Choosing Friends - Social memories, social spy
  • February -Good Conversations  - Social Spy
  • March -Starting and Entering Conversations/ Appropriate Use of Humor -Communication-Nonverbal/Verbal Language
  • April -Exiting Conversations - Flexible Thinking
  • May -Handling Verbal Teasing
  • June -Dealing with Arguments
  • July -Handling Conflict at Work - Perspective taking
  • August -Electronic Communication and Cyber Bullying
  • September -Minimizing Rumor and Gossip-Social Fake
  • October -Bullying
  • November -Autism Education - Self Advocacy
  • December -Enjoying a Successful Get Together
Adult Programs do not require membership

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