New Directions Blog
New Directions is an important “middle step” that can help someone transition from a high level of structure to a more independent way of living.
This parent shares her experience on how New Directions immensely helped her son. Drawing experiences such as her son’s improvement in socializing and making meaningful connections with others.
My 20 yr old daughter attends New Directions. She has been there for about 7 mos. and is making good progress at becoming more independent. A year ago she sat on her bed all day playing video games.
In this video, a mother whose son is on the autism spectrum speaks about what the New Directions program experience meant to not just to her son, but to her entire family.
The California team and clients have grown quite a bit in the last year! This year, we held our first annual Parents’ Day in order to help keep our families connected to our New Direction’s team, and to provide an opportunity for them to spend time together.
The California team here at New Directions saw the potential benefit a community garden would bring to our clients, and partnered with the local Orchard Supply Hardware store to make that dream a reality.
Young adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) often have trouble finding employment and many are unable to sustain jobs for long periods of time
Many young adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder are much more likely than the average person to have anxiety and depressive disorders.