PEERS for Teens
Ages 13-17

Learn how to make and keep friends

Making and keeping friends can be hard for everyone, but it can be a special challenge for teens with autism. In this 14-week program, teens will learn:

  • How to enter and exit conversations
  • Choose appropriate friends
  • Handle teasing and bullying
  • Use electronic communications safely

PLUS! Parents will learn how to coach and support their teen.

Is PEERS for You?
  • Participants must be 13-17 years old, diagnosed with ASD
  • Must have academic skills at grade 6 or higher
  • Verbal abilities to handle fast-paced instruction
  • Motivation to attend

An initial screening assessment will be conducted to ensure appropriateness of program application.

Enrollment for this program is ongoing.

APPLY TODAY!

Contact TeenandAdult@centreforautism.ab.ca  

dates

Winter Session January 14 - April 21
Tuesdays, 6 – 7:30 p.m.
*No class March 24

location

Centre for Autism Services
4752 99 Street NW, Edmonton

cost

PEERS IS AN FSCD-APPROVED PROGRAM! A $300 registration fee is due upon acceptance to the program. The full cost of the program may be covered by FSCD. Please contact the Centre for further pricing details.