"Every child is a gift that brings out the best in all of us."

Deborah Smith-Pressley, Chief Executive Office / Founder



Successful Advocacy and Social Skills for Youth

The SASSY PROGRAM will engage Autistic and Typical teens and young adults ages to express and interact with each other developing social skills through weekly activities such as:

¨      Social Skills Development            

¨      Health and Fitness

¨      Daily Living Skills

¨      Emotional Developement

¨      Life Skills

¨      Job Readiness Skills

¨      Swimming at Community Center

The SASSY PROGRAM will also offer Family Support Groups once a month that focus on:

¨      Understanding Autism

¨     Useful Strategies for Behavioral Challenges

¨      Special Education Law

¨      Stress Management

¨      Financial Planning

¨      How to Create a Vision for your Son/Daughter

¨      Transition Planning at every level


     Saturdays 12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Tuition: $150 a session

The SASSY  Program runs a six week session consecutively

Where: Mildred Avenue Community Center

5 Mildred Avenue 

Mattapan, MA 02126


To be enrolled, contact the GPARC office to enroll by phone 617-216-1676.

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