AUTISM TRANSITION

Increasing The Independence and
Self-Sufficiency of Individuals with Autism

Autism Transition -

Autism Transition, new within Autism Services offers the next step for individuals interested in more  vocational opportunities and independence while still maintaining consistency and structure to ensure individuals achieve success.

Purpose

  • This program is a highly structured and individualized program allowing opportunities to address specific skills including:
    Functional Life Skills – communication, self-care, social skills, cooking, money skills, fitness, recreation and leisure, self-advocacy.
  • Vocational Skills – production/subcontract work, recycling, janitorial, shredding, mailings, greeting card company, button company
  • Community Integration

 

Contact Information
For more information regarding the Autism Services program please contact the Operations Supervisor, James Marshall at 708-730-6213 or jmarshall@sertomacentre.org.  For intake information please contact Lynn King, Consumer Support Services Coordinator at 708-730-6352 or lking@sertomacentre.org.

6 Responses to AUTISM TRANSITION

  1. Ms Cheryl Washington says:

    Greetings,
    I am writing on behalf of my son Paris. He is 18 yrs old and has Autism/Asperger’s. He is presently receiving a Medicaid card and Social Security benefits. I need to know how I can enroll him in your program or one similar to yours and Medicaid pay for it. His Adoption subsidy benefits have been extended until he is 21 yrs old. Could you please give me some wisdom for my son? I am 60 yrs old and would like to know that I did everything in my power while he has me, to make sure he has a productive life after I’m gone.

    Thank you very much. I will be awaiting to hear from you.

  2. Jacqueline London says:

    Hi! I’m looking for a program for my adult nephew(39) who has been diagnosed as having developmental disabilities (mild autism and retardation). He is in need of meaningful work and activities…he is highly functional in life skills. It appears the Autism Transitions program may be something that may work for him. Can you help me find a program for him or point me to resources that will help him start to lead a full and productive life?

    Thanks,
    Jacqueline London

    • Ericka Moore says:

      Hi, Jacqueline. You can contact Joan Snyder-Budz at 708-730-6247. She is the Director of Day Program Operations and can further assist you.

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