ASPIRE Program

Kinney Center for Autism Education and Support

St. Joseph's University

UPDATED: May 24, 2021

A Kinney Center Support Coordinator serves as case manager and meets with students weekly, acting as a liaison between parents, faculty and SJU support offices. A Peer Mentor from the SCHOLARS program will facilitate weekly social opportunities, and attend monthly Kinney events that provide opportunities to become comfortable in social situations and develop appropriate and fulfilling relationships on campus. Independent living and social skills classes will build on the following skills necessary for collegiate success: money management, caring for living spaces, self-advocacy and shopping for and preparing meals. Weekly supervised study hall incorporating neuro-typical peers, assist with time management and organization. Beginning sophomore year The Kinney Center offers supported employment through the SCHOLARS and service learning programs.

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5600 City Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19131
United States



(610) 660-2170


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