29 Acres will offer an enriched evidence-based curriculum to adults with ASD. For all participants, the programs intent is to promote the realization of greater independence, self value, success and happiness.
The program is inclusive of individuals with interests and talents across the spectrum of ASD and other neuro-diversities.
For some, the curriculum goals may be a 2-year path to substantial independence upon completion. For others, the goal may be lifelong progression to greater independence while continuing to live in the community.
Using person-centered planning and evidence-based assessments, 29 Acres will yield greater independence among adults with ASD in the areas of employment and volunteer opportunities, and functional living skills and emotional well-being. Our holistic approach will place a focus on health, recreation, and staying active. Our high staff to resident ratio is designed to address the specific needs of each client with personal attention.
THE KEY FEATURES OF THE PROGRAM
Individualized programming serving the full spectrum of ASD
Customized goals using a multidisciplinary team with residents and families as guides
Evidence-based programming supported by educational consultants, board-certified behavioral analysts, vocational counselors, wellness coaches, and other trained professionals
Partnerships with local businesses, organizations and universities
Highly skilled trainer-to-resident ratio based on need
Measurable outcomes, to include quality of life indicators
Benefits counseling and service coordination
OUR APPROACH TO PROGRAMING
- Independent living skills
- Career readiness and employment
- Ongoing learning
- Leisure skill development
- Therapeutic recreation and improved nutrition
- Self advocacy and interpersonal friendships
- Community navigation and safety
- Behavioral, emotional and mental well-being
- Improved access to quality medical care