Our Social Group Co Leader, Liam Pignat will be programming and running Social Groups for Adults, 18 - 26. We will be focusing on social skills and some Life skills. This group is best suited to the "aspergers" crowd.
The groups will run 2 - 3 hours in length and involve an activity out in the city.
Liam and I will also be measuring the skills taught and providing a follow up report after the 4 sessions.
Saturdays (this schedule may change due to the needs of the group):
- Jan 27 11:30 am to 1:30 pm Meet and greet - Lunch and board games - Level one
- Feb 10 - Winterlude Activities TBA
- Mar 10 - Ottawa 67’s 2pm $12 pick up at berts 4:30 pm
- March 24 - Getting lost on OC Transpo - Independent living skills: Shopping and cooking
To find out if moving Forward is right for you, please contact our program Director:
"Liam Pignat has been working with children, youth and young adults with ASD since 2011. He completed his Child and Youth Worker program at Algonquin College in 2016 and is now half-way done his Bachelor of Social Work with a minor in Disability Studiesat Carleton University. Liam has worked with children and youth on the spectrum in camp, school, centre-based and in home settings. He is currently employed as a Respite Worker (2.5 years), a supply Educational Assistant in the Ottawa Catholic School Board as well as a Life Skills Coach with Spectrum Insights' Social Group and Summer Camp since 2016. In his spare time, Liam enjoys soccer, reading and collecting comics, and discovering new music."
Video Game Night Hosted by our Volunteer Fernando
Movie and popcorn Night
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