Empowering Young Minds in a Safe and Supportive Environment
Youth on the Go! is an 8-week in-person social club program designed to provide youths with an opportunity to explore new friendships and develop their social skills in a safe and supportive environment with planned activities around the Ottawa area.
This is an inclusive program open to all high-functioning, independent and verbal youths (ages 13-17 years old), whether they are living with Autism Spectrum Disorder, have other support needs, or are in need of an enjoyable social experience.
Engage in a lot of fun activities,
some of which include:
e.g. Bingo, cards, board games, checkers
e.g. Bowling, trampolining
e.g. Building birdhouses, crafting mugs
Throughout the program, participants will experience a wide range of benefits:
Nurturing a welcoming and accepting space to help foster a sense of belonging for all participants
Accessing a supportive network from our team of care professionals to a community of like-minded youths
Enjoyable Social Experience
Delivering an enriched and balanced social experience through structured, fun activities and free interaction
Social Skill Development
Promoting friendships and improving communication skills to help strengthen social and interpersonal connections
Encouraging self-discovery and empowering youths to step out of their comfort zones
Parent and Caregiver Support
Providing respite, a support network, and assurance of a safe environment for youths
Interested in the Program?
Thank you for expressing interest in our program. Program registrations are currently closed.
If this program sounds like it is right for you or a loved one, be the first to know when the next open session becomes available by signing up for our interest list.
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Learn about Spark’s ABA services and youth support programs to help families and children thrive in a positive home environment.