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Bridges to Success

Bridges to Success is a weekly social program for young adults with autism ages 16-24 who require higher levels of support. The program focuses on life, recreation and social skill development that promotes community exploration and engagement.


Ages/Life Stage:

Ages 16-24

Cost:

Free

Location(s):

Halifax, Spring Garden Road Office

Description:

Bridges to Success is a collaborative program delivered by Autism Nova Scotia support staff, the Bridges to Success Coordinator, and Community Inclusion Facilitators.

Each Bridges to Success group hosts up to four members and run 14 weeks per term. The program meets twice a week for two hours at a time. Each week will consist of different activities, as well as opportunities for socialization and skill building.

This program will help participants work towards their goals within the community by creating person-driven plans, developing participants’ social and life skills, and transitioning each participant, with support, into meaningful community-based social and recreational activities.

Contacts:

Hannah Shaw, Bridges to Success Facilitator 

hshaw@autismns.ca 

Kelly Brennan. Bridges to Success Facilitator

kbrennan@autismns.ca  

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