In this white paper, we discuss the social and academic differences that a teen with autism spectrum disorder often may face. We highlight what makes these individuals different from their peers and what parents and educators can do to help these teens succeed. We also share the signs that your child may require a more intensive intervention and discuss how a reputable wilderness adventure therapy program can benefit teens with ASD.
This white paper is written for parents and guardians of teens with autism spectrum disorder, as well as teachers, counselors, and mentors who may know a teen with ASD who is struggling in their social and academic environments.
In this free, fourteen-page White Paper, you will find:
- Social and Academic Challenges for Teens With Autism Spectrum Disorder
- What Makes Teens with Autism Spectrum Disorder Different?
- Social and Learning Strategies Help Teens with Autism Spectrum Disorder at School
- 5 Ways Parents Can Help Their Teen with Autism Succeed Socially and Academically
- 14 Signs Your Child Needs Additional Help
- How Wilderness Adventure Therapy Can Help Teens with Autism Spectrum Disorder
Download our White Paper and see how you can help your child with autism spectrum disorder
About Vantage Point by Aspiro
Vantage Point is a specialized offshoot of Aspiro Adventure, the program that pioneered wilderness adventure therapy. Vantage Point focuses on helping students with executive function disorders, Autism Spectrum Disorders, and Nonverbal Learning Disorders, among others.
The Vantage Point programs are designed to build self-efficacy in our students through overwhelming mastery experiences – our students accomplish goals they never believed possible, which creates a belief that they are capable of changing their own lives for the better. We focus specifically on social dynamics and social skills to help our students connect with others and feel like they can be a part of the world. Experiential Learning is a tenet of our philosophy and our program. Paired with ongoing individual therapy and targeting specific areas for growth, our wilderness therapy programs are proven successful by outcome studies and are overseen by experienced Field Guides and clinical professionals