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Southeastern Young Leaders Academy Northeastside

  • American Legion Hall 6050 West Mequon Road Mequon, WI, 53092 United States (map)

Our Young Leaders Class is a respite program coupled with a unique curriculum that will introduce students to important topics such as work ethic, attitude, communication skills, time management, problem-solving, acting as a team player, self confidence, ability to accept and learn from criticism, flexibility/adaptability and working well under pressure, personal hygiene, nutrition, and how your body talks. Each class will include a recreational activity as well. Class instructors will use a variety of instructional techniques including video modeling, role-playing, visuals, and hands on learning to drive the content home. 

WHO: Young adults with any developmental disability that want to work in a community-based setting. Our typical participant is between the ages of 18-30.

CURRICULUM: This class will be taught by DSAW teachers and staff. Each week will focus on skills in each of three areas: social, employment, and health/wellness. 

WHEN: First and Third Wednesday of the month from 6:00pm – 8:00pm

WHERE: American Legion Hall, 6050 W Mequon Rd, WI  53217
Please contact Chris (chrisg@dsawfamilyservices.org) if interested in learning about transportation options.

COST: $12.50 per hour ($25 per class). Please contact Chris Gagne (chrisg@dsawfamilyservices.org) to discuss payment options, including cash, check, credit, IRIS, Family Care, and DSAW Grant.

We welcome self-advocates to join our class at any time. 

Earlier Event: October 16
Southeastern Cooking with the Kiddos
Later Event: October 22
Southeastern Coffee Club