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- Founded in 2004, the HANDS in Autism Center is devoted to providing comprehensive training and resources for medical practitioners, educators, professionals, clients, and other stakeholders from across the state of Indiana in order to better serve and meet the needs of individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). The HANDS in Autism Center's HANDSmade initiative helps create a structured work environment for individuals on the autism spectrum or with other social, communication, or behavioral challenges. HANDS trainers and mentors work with individuals with a range of disabilities across community, post-secondary, and vocational settings, as part of internships, individual services, small groups, and intensive multi-day workshops. HANDSmade mentors regularly serve in supervisory roles and assist individuals with ASD in completing work-related tasks, as well as ensuring individuals with ASD are comfortable in their working environment. Interns are expected to serve 6-12 hours a week under the supervision of the HANDSmade program director throughout the spring 2020 semester, with an expected start date of January 8th, 2020.
- Social Issues:
- Children and Youth, Education and Literacy, Health and Medicine
- 1002 Wishard Boulevard Indianapolis, Indiana 46202 United States