Gift of Time in your home or community:
Gift of Time is a WAAA project aimed at promoting socially significant interaction between youth, adolescents and teens with autism and trained volunteers while giving parents or caregivers a much-needed break. Our volunteers will provided respite care in your home, but one parent is required to be on-site at all times. WAAA Gift of Time Participant Application
Center-based Gift of Time:
Our quarterly Spectrum Respite & Recreation further strengthens families with teens & tweens with autism by giving the parents or caregivers a much-needed break. A dynamic group of volunteers bring supported recreational programming to youth tweens and teens with autism in a safe and calm environment.
Behavioral health staffs oversee trained volunteers who are closely monitored and supported. Gift of Time staff and mentors
provide a crucial sense of normalcy to the teens & tweens through shared joy and respect. Pre-registration and admission is required prior to attendance. Please note – we need to get to know your child’s unique likes/dislikes and strength; identify the right volunteer mentor and ensure we have a very good fit prior to placing them with a volunteer.
Þ When: Saturday Oct 11th, 11:00 – 3:00 pm
Þ RSVP & Pre-Registration Deadline: Sept 6th 2014
Þ Serving Ages: 11-18 years old
Þ Cost: Free
To learn more please visit Gift Of Time – Spectrum Respite & Recreation. Space is limited; please pre-register your son or daughter today! Registration does not guarantee a place in the program.
To register: download a Gift of Time Spectrum Respite and Recreation Intake Form and e-mail completed application to info@WashingtonAutismAdvocacy.org
If you’re not already a member of Washington Autism Alliance & Advocacy please complete this registration form.
Volunteers please fill out Family Services Volunteer Survey
For more information, please e-mail us: Volunteer@WashingtonAutismAdvocacy.org.