Autism Edmonton

Occasio: Social Respite Program


Description
Offers a group for youth who are on the autism spectrum.

Service provides:

  • opportunities for growth through social-recreational respite so each participant can achieve their own definition of success

Includes:

  • respite support for parents
  • spectrum-inclusive, non-session style activities
  • opportunities to stay active, practice social skills and other valuable life skills, including accessing transit and interacting with their peers to develop friendships

Activities include:  

  • board games and video games nights
  • visits to Edmonton attractions like the Valley Zoo, West Edmonton Mall, or the TELUS World of Science
  • attending local festivals, sporting events, or concerts
  • and more
Eligibility
Yes, Service targeted to:
  • members
  • 7 to 12 years
  • 13 to 18 years
  • who are diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder (ASD)
Application Process
Service Access: Registration Required, To access service:
  • register on an activity-by-activity basis on website (account required)
  • visit website for more information
Referral Process: No

Waiting Period: No,
Telephone
780-453-3971 Ext. 1
Web Site
http://www.autismedmonton.org
Email
info@autismedmonton.org
Languages
English
Fees
Fee: Yes,

Contact for details.

Fee Reduction: Yes,

Contact for details.

Membership Fee: No
Accessibility
Wheelchair access: N/A - Other disabled access: N/A -
Legal Status
Registered Not-For-Profit
Topic(s)
Last Updated On
April 7, 2021
Address
11720 Kingsway Avenue
Edmonton, AB, T5G 0X5
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