CIAO from ASF – Coaching for Independent Achievement and Opportunities
This 7-Step Programme includes –
1. DNA profiling – Defining Natural Abilities, challenges and goals.
2. The Deeper Impact – Identifying to them how their autism affects their life (employment, friendship, relationships, family) “do you accept it? How will you tell people about it?”
3. CIAO chains – Identify with them support they need be it communication systems, coping strategies, information diet or education on friendships (face to face and around social networking.
4. The interruption – Implement the CIAO chains of support they need.
5. The Momentum Milestone – Check the levels of success to keep it sustainable.
6. The Break-Through Point – Aid in finding employment, and gaining independent living, relationships and skills.
7. The Summit – “When do I not need the support?”