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 (firstname.lastname@example.org) if interested in learning about transportation options.
COST: $12.50 per hour ($25 per class). Please contact Chris Gagne (email@example.com) 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.