18-22 Transition Program
One of the greatest differences between individuals with Autism Disorders, Traumatic Brain Injuries and Intellectual Disabilities and their peers is their challenge in being flexible and adapting to new situations. With the previously mentioned groups, the transition into adulthood contains many uncertainties; with these uncertainties also comes more difficult times adjusting to a new environment.
NCPS is dedicated to helping young adults become successful and independent. The 18-22 year old program is a transitional program that helps young adults adjust appropriately after high school life. It brings together enhancing social skills, mobility training, vocational training, introduction to college life, and life management skills training into a comprehensive service plan.
Key Elements to 18-22 Year Transition Program
- Social Groups & Self-Advocacy Skills
- Mobility Training
- Vocational Support
- Time Management Skills
- Organizational Skills / Daily Planning Skills
- Work Experience
- Exploring Colleges & College Life
- Learning Budgeting and Money Management Skills
- Developing Financial Skills
- Exploring Leisure Activities
- Community Skills
- Interpersonal Relationships
With the proper support and guidance, unique programming, family support and vocational programming, NCPS is confident that our young adults can overcome their obstacles and achieve success in their adult lives.