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Spring 2014 Group for Young Adults

INDEPENDENCE: FANTASY AND REALITY  A “Now What?”tm   Group for Young Adults Who:  ● Are easily overwhelmed in social situations. ● Are struggling to be more independent. ● Want to find more ways to respond to social and sensory input. ● … Continue reading

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Fall 2013 Groups and Seminars

Supported Independence Workshop September 4th and 11th  2013 A two-part workshop focusing on the specific needs of families with young adults with cognitive-social challenges. Members will discuss “intensity of needs” and look at some tools for evaluating what skills are … Continue reading

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“Now What?” group series, Fall 2012

Peggy Piers M.Ed. and Roni Sautter SLP are pleased to announce the Fall 2012 “Now What?” series. A group for post-high school young adults with social-communication challenges.  Communication Options, Challenges, and Supports The focus of this series is managing communication … Continue reading

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Summer Social Evenings for Young Adults

“Now What?” Facilitated Social Evenings It is our experience that adult relationships most often develop around shared activities and interests. Peggy Piers M.Ed. and Veronica Sautter, SLP are offering 4 evenings for facilitated social get-togethers. These 2 hour events may … Continue reading

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Summer Series 2012

-cancelled- Summer Series for Young Adults with Cognitive-Social Challenges A “Now What?” mini-series For Young Adults Ages 18 and Older Facilitated by Peggy Piers, M.Ed.-counseling, and Veronica (Roni) Sautter, M.S. CCC-SLP Participants in this series of 6 groups will explore … Continue reading

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“Now What?” group series, Winter 2012

“Setting Goals and Social Connections”  Tools, Support, and Social Experience for post-high school Young Adults with Asperger’s and Other Social-Thinking and Behavioral Challenges. This series will focus on tools for identifying individual strengths, priorities, and choices. Group members will work … Continue reading

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Fall 2011 “Now What?” Group

Tools, support, and social experience for young adults (age 18–28 years) with Asperger’s and other Social Thinking and Behavioral challenges.  Addressing topics such as:  How do I handle friendships?  How do I use my strengths?  College?  Job?  Work?  School?  More … Continue reading

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Autism Walk-a-thon

Autism Walk-a-thon, sponsored by the Autism Society of Oregon Continue reading

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Newsletter #1, 1/2011

Peggy Piers M.Ed.Newsletter Issue#:1Volume#:1 Author:Peggy Piers Phone: 503-977-2411, email: piers.p@comcast.net NEW WEBSITE:  http://peggypiers.com/ News and Information: New office space – More office hours – New groups – More resources NEW OFFICE SPACE: In November 2010, I moved  into an office … Continue reading

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Next “Now What?” Series Starts in February

NEXT “NOW WHAT?” SERIES: A group for young adults with cognitive-social challenges. Continue reading

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