Advance LA, a program of The Help Group, is pleased to announce its 2012 Vocational Skills Training Program.
The Vocational Skills Training Program provides a highly enriching, skill-based summer program focusing on the world of work. It serves 18-24 year olds with Autism Spectrum Disorder, learning challenges and other special needs.
Through individual as well as dynamic group activities, the Vocational Skills Training Program provides:
• Comprehensive vocational assessment and the development of core vocational skills.
• Career exploration and exposure to career opportunities.
• Training designed to improve job-seeking skills and work-place basic skills.
• Site visits and job shadowing to explore various work-based activities.
• Multiple on-the-job training experiences.
• Social skills building as it pertains to work and work relationships.
Hours: 9-3 Monday – Friday
Session 1: June 25-July 6
Sherman Oaks, CA
Session 2: August 6-17
Culver City, CA
For more information or an application please contact: Heather Humphrey at 818-779-5272 or email at: firstname.lastname@example.org.
About Advance LA and The Help Group
At Advance LA we offer the answer to one of the most frequently asked questions by parents of teens and young adults with special needs, “What happens next?” We provide that much needed support that facilitates a greater level of independence for each of our clients based on their individual needs. The specialized and individualized nature of our program has allowed us to be successful with teens and young adults with a wide range of needs and diagnoses including: autism spectrum disorders, Asperger’s syndrome, learning disabilities, executive functioning challenges, ADHD, and emotional and/or behavioral challenges including dual diagnosis.
Founded in 1975, The Help Group is the largest, most innovative and comprehensive nonprofit of its kind in the United States serving children with special needs related to autism spectrum disorders, learning disabilities, ADHD, developmental delays, abuse and emotional problems.
The Help Group's seven specialized day schools offer pre-K through high school programs for more than 1,400 students. The Help Group's broad range of mental health and therapy services, child abuse and residential programs extends its reach to more than 6,000 children and their families each year. With more than 900 staff members, The Help Group's state-of-the-
The Help Group is widely regarded for its high standards of excellence, unique scope and breadth of services. Through its public awareness, professional training and parent education programs and efforts at the state and national levels, The Help Group touches the lives of children with special needs across the country and in other parts of the world.
At the heart of its effort is the commitment to helping young people fulfill their potential to lead positive, productive and rewarding lives.