Community Autism Peer Specialist (CAPS)

The Community Autism Peer Specialist (CAPS) program pairs an individual with autism who has completed a peer support training program with other individuals on the spectrum to achieve personal wellness and community integration goals. Activities are chosen by the participant to build employment and/or postsecondary education and leadership skills, live independently, care for their own health, navigate interpersonal relationships, use public transportation, engage in the community, and other areas of growth.