Program Levels

Level 1- Understanding High Functioning Autism and other Developmental Disabilities

Assessment data, snapshot information, and data from the initial interview will be used to determine areas of greatest need and to develop an individualized program. Manual/Workbook included; personal notebooks provided

  • Rapport-Building
  • Vision and Goal-Setting: Long Term & Short Term
  • Organizational Skills/Creating Structural Supports
  • Advocacy and Communication
  • Life Skills
  • 12 One-on-one sessions: Two times per week for 60 minutes. $40.00 per session
  • Team Meeting to review progress

Progression to next level will be determined at the end of each level. 

COST: $20.00 for workbook. $480.00 for 12 sessions = Total $500.00

Payment is required prior to each session or can be paid in full at the beginning of the level.

Level 2- Implementation/Apprentice Positions

Introduction to apprentice positions within Autism Avenue. Individuals apply strategies to their individual goals identified in Level 1

Areas addressed:

  • Application of Organizational Skills
  • Execution of Structured Supports (i.e. daily/weekly schedules, checklists, calendars; etc.)
  • Social Connections/Emotional Regulation
  • Structured Work Systems – 4 Questions: “What work?”; “How much work?”; “When am I finished?”; “What comes next?”
    • Introduction to the system
    • Application of the work system
    • Writing of work systems
    • Generalizing work systems
  • Gathering data for portfolio-building: Work skills, work styles, social stories/pictures; etc.
  • 16 One-on-one sessions: Two times per week for 60 minutes. $40.00 per session
  • 2 Team Meetings to review progress

Progression to next level will be determined at the end of each level.

COST: $640.00 for 16 sessions

Payment is required prior to each session or can be paid in full at the beginning of the level.

Level 3- Putting it All Together/Post Assessment

Pre/Post Self-Evaluation of hygiene & job skills (Discussed, learned, practiced in level 2)

  • Identifying jobs of interest in their community
  • Resume Writing
  • Create Profile
  • Mock Interviews
  • Apprentice Positions:
    • Individual is required to have 2 hours of apprenticeship per week at Autism Avenue
    • Implementation of structured work systems and job performance rating scales
  • Post Assessment
  • Portfolio Summary
  • Individual sessions & Apprentice participation include:
    • 8 One-on-one sessions; One time per week for 60 minutes. $40.00 per session
    • Apprentice position: 2 hours per week. $20.00 per week
  • Team Meeting to review progress and entire program.

COST: $320.00 for 8 sessions + $160.00 for apprentice application = $480.00

Payment is required prior to each session or can be paid in full at the beginning of the level.

Ready to sign up? Refer to our Application page for more information.