Projects & Opportunities
Project Independence Groups focus on Social Cognition, Independent Living, and Vocational skills. Class topics include but are not limited to personal finance, healthy living, workforce commitment, social skills training, living independently, and self-advocacy. PI Groups meet weekly and are ever growing and changing based on our participant’s needs. In addition, The Tailor Institute PI Groups join together monthly for larger combined social group activities. In the past this large group has gone bowling, toured a learning facility, and gone to the movies together!
Project Life Experience (PLE) is a unique summer camp for high-functioning young adults with ASD, ages 15 to 18. PLE is an opportunity to experience higher education, employment training, and a more confident outlook on preparing for the workforce. Participants learn about living independently, navigating a college campus, and building community relationships. PLE Camps are held annually during the month of June.
Transition into Adulthood Group is the process of transitioning from adolescence to adulthood can be a challenging and apprehensive time for many teens and young adults. Questions and concerns are addressed as participants learn functional skills and gain resources to promote success while transitioning to adulthood.
Vocation Matters is a new bi-monthly group which addresses the challenges our participants face when seeking employment. We will discuss individual vocational goals and how to achieve them, plus provide helpful tools to achieve and maintain success in the job market.
- L.I.F.E. (Learning Important
- Skills for Everyday)
- Angie’s Bakes ‘N Cakes
- Globetrotters Traveling the World
- Self Care Matters
- Health and Nutrition
- Game Podcasting
- Next Level Art