July 12, 2012
Special Learning, Inc., the leading global provider of mobile technology applications and educational resources for the autism community, today announced the launch of its virtual group counseling program for individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and other developmental disabilities...The program is designed for high-functioning individuals with ASD and Asperger’s Syndrome who have transitioned out of high school and are getting ready for adulthood. Its purpose is to help individuals to increase their level of functioning in areas including independent living, healthy relationship, community safety and social skills. The program will also begin to address vocational skills to prepare participants for the vocational counseling program.
Upon completion of the course, participants will be able to perform simple tasks, such as: how to shop at the grocery store, how to manage their money, how to use the microwave, how to cook simple menu items, understanding the importance of nutrition, proper hygiene management, cleanliness and laundry care.
Virtual sessions, which are 90 minutes per week for 10 weeks, begin in August 2012.
Individuals interested in participating should contact Special Learning via
contact (at) special-learning (dot) com...With estimated growth rates between 10 to 17 percent annually, autism is reaching epidemic proportions...Ohio.
About Special Learning
Special Learning is the leading global provider of autism and Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) solutions. Special Learning designs mobile applications and educational resources based on clinical evidence-based research to ensure that every person diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is capable of attaining an abundant and fulfilling life. Through its comprehensive web portal, Special Learning provides the global autism community with a range of ABA training and educational products, web-based and downloadable tools and professional services to empower parents, teachers and providers so that they can help individuals with autism move up the skills spectrum intuitively, successfully and affordably. Follow Special Learning on Facebook, http://www.facebook.com/speciallearning, and Twitter, https://twitter.com/#!/speciallearning.
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