Step One – Greater Expectations

This program has 3 Levels and begins by addressing the following areas:

1. Social Thinking

  • Relationships/Friendships
  • Emotional Regulation
  • Self-Regulation/Self-Awareness
  • Perceptions/Inferences

2. Advocacy/Communication

  • Building Self-Esteem
  • Understanding ASD/DD
  • Advocating for Self
  • Effective Communication
  • Problem Solving

3. Organizational Skills

  • Planning for the Future
  • Time Management
  • Effective Task Execution/Completion

4. Life Skills

  • Independent Living (managing daily organizational needs; appointments, schedules, etc.)
  • Self-Care (hygiene, etc.)
  • Home Management (maintaining a comfortable and clean living space)