(11 –19 year olds)
A place where you can be yourself. Where you’ll develop confidence, social and life skills. Our groups, coaching and programmes change the lives of teens and young adults living with autism, physical or intellectual disability. Excellent interactive learning, a safe environment and loads of laughter…guaranteed. Family, friendly, and fun.
> Developing social and communication skills
> Achieve your goals
> Support for leaving school
> Behaviour support and 1:1 Mentoring
Developing essential personal and life skills (Teens+)
Ngā āwhina rangatahi takiwātanga
Looking for a supportive group for teenagers with autism? Teens+ is a specially facilitated group where teens get to be themselves. Build on your communication skills, extend your social circles, gain peer support, build friendships, and have a sense of belonging at Teens+. Teens enjoy fun activities in the community, discussions and games, while developing essential personal life skills.
Contact us today to find out more about Youth+ in Hamilton and Tauranga during school term time.
Achieve your goals (Potential+)
One-on-one coaching and mentoring for teenagers on the autism spectrum as well as those with a physical, intellectual or sensory disability. Our highly trained facilitators will help your teen discover their dreams and turn these into reality. Potential+ ensures teens set and work towards achieving their personal goals, within a flexible framework.
- Beginning a new hobby
- Socialising with friends
- Developing behaviour support strategies
- Reducing anxiety
… we’ll get your teen a great plan that will work for them.
Call today to book an experienced personal teen mentor or autism specialist.
Support for leaving school (Transition from School)
Te urunga ki te āo
All teenagers in their last year of school or tertiary education should experience a smooth transition into the next phase of their life. We support teens (aged between 16 and 21 years) on the autism spectrum, and those with a physical, intellectual, or sensory disability to explore their options once they leave school.
- Further education
- Living and future flatting arrangements
- Contributing towards their community
- Accessing community services
…together with your teen, their whānau and their school; we’ll create a transition plan designed around their personal goals.
Find out more today so your teen can be supported to have a smooth transition from school.
Behaviour Support and 1:1 Mentoring
Our Behaviour Support Team can provide psychological support and mentoring to individuals of all ages including support for:
- developing behaviour support strategies
- setting and working towards goals
- increasing communication and social skills
- reducing anxiety
- skill building in a specified area
- developing and maintaining routines and schedules
- coping with sensory sensitivities
- developing skills towards gaining employment
- living independently
- and more!