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SCDSB offering social skills program for students on spectrum

Applications for 10-day Journey to Success program will be accepted until June 24
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The Simcoe County District School Board building in Midhurst is shown in this file photo. | Raymond Bowe/BarrieToday

This July, the Simcoe County District School Board (SCDSB) is offering the Journey to Success social skills program for SCDSB students with a developmental profile consistent with autism spectrum disorder (ASD).

This 10-day program will be offered virtually and will focus on using problem solving in a group environment to support social skills development. The program aims to target various life skills while providing a fun and interactive experience.

Parents/guardians are an important part of the program and may be required to attend the program. Parents/guardians will receive resources and support to help children develop and practise new skills at home and at school.

Limited spaces are available. Complete the initial application form on the SCDSB website at by June 24, 2024. Completion of the application form does not guarantee enrolment into the program. You may be contacted for a telephone interview or screening session to assess if the program is appropriate for your child.