We provide flexible packages to schools that include regular mentoring sessions for Autistic students, educational talks for students and parents and professional development for school staff. Our mentoring programs have been designed by Autistic students and adults in collaboration with families, teachers, principals and health care professionals. We offer a safe space where young people can develop self-acceptance, belonging, optimism and confidence. Sessions also focus on helping students prepare for the transition to high school, TAFE, university and post-school pathways. As the vast majority of our mentors are Autistic, schools that engage in our programs are providing meaningful employment for Autistic people.
Our primary school mentoring program ‘Imagination Club®’ is a program designed for students who are Autistic, or who have learning differences or experience social anxiety. Whilst the majority of Imagination Club participants are Autistic, the program also engages a broader range of primary students as we recognise that many students might not have a diagnosis, or their diagnosis has not been disclosed. ‘I CAN ‘Imagination Club® is where young people with all kinds of neuro differences come together – for students with big imaginations’.
To read more about I CAN Network download our brochure.
Becoming an I CAN School®
Each school co-designs their school package with us. A basic package involves regular group mentoring sessions (weekly or fortnightly) for up to 16 students. The table below outlines the packages we offer, for prices and more information please don’t hesitate to contact us.
*Please note we are only currently running programs in VICTORIA – Greater Melbourne, South West Coast and Goulburn Murray regions. In QUEENSLAND we run programs in Brisbane Metro, South East and North Coast.
We also have ONLINE programs for students in remote areas or who prefer to participate privately from home.
Join a growing movement of schools and businesses that share our vision – a world that benefits from embracing Autism.
To enquire about your I CAN SCHOOL® package write to us at: [email protected]