PEERS ®

This group offers young adults with autism and ADHD a 16 week, evidence based intervention to help young adults develop the social skills necessary to form friendships and romantic relationships.  Young adults attend the group with a social coach (parent, friend, sibling) who learns strategies to effectively support their partner.  

Student Profile: Young adults between 18-25 who are highly motivated to learn new skills and are willing to do weekly “homework” to practice their skills.  Good language and cognition.
Prerequisites: Willingness to participate in a screening process to determine suitability.  Ability for both participant and social coach to attend all 16 sessions.
Length: 16 weeks
Parent group: Parent or social coach attend classes


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