GSCC embraces the Giant Steps philosophy, whilst maintaining an adult services perspective.
The GSCC is open to students graduating from the GS Secondary Program, as well as to other young adults with autism from the wider community. The current range of ages is from 18-27 years old. GSCC embraces the Giant Steps philosophy, whilst maintaining an adult services perspective.
GSCC has adopted a ‘person centred planning’ (PCP) model and seeks to meet the individual needs of each client directly. GSCC also has a multi-disciplinary approach, having a wider variety of trained professionals working together on a daily basis. Some of these areas of expertise include occupational therapy, music therapy, art therapy, behavioural interventions (IABA approach), speech therapists, and outdoor recreational professionals.
GSCC offers a full range of programs with the intention of promoting self-determination and independence. The GSCC day contains a combination of onsite and offsite activities from 8:45am to 3:45pm, Monday to Friday. Each program is individually tailored in line with PCP model principles. Some examples of GSCC’s current programs are:
Vacancies at GSCC vary and are continually changing. Part-time and full-time positions may be available, depending on a range of factors such as staff, space and client numbers. If a position is accepted, a part-time 10 week transition process will begin.