Staff Training for Adult Autism Transition Program
Chapel Haven, Inc.
Chapel Haven West, a satellite program of Chapel Haven, Inc., will open on the campus of the University of Arizona in July of 2008. the program will serve up to 17 men and women, on the high end of the autism spectrum, in a two year residential program, followed by a transition to independent living in the Greater Tucson area, with support provided by Chapel Haven West for the lifetimes of its clients. All four core program components—life skills, academics, employment and recreation/leisure—will be addressed. Chapel Haven West is an individualized program. Having an apartment building for the program in the heart of the University of Arizona campus, and having developed a relationship with various departments in the University, the program will stand alone in its ability to serve those on the spectrum who can benefit from all that the curriculum and the University can offer.