Preparing Adolescents & Adults for Life

Transforming Possibilities into Abilities Preparing Adolescents & Adults for Life (PAAL) is an independent Education Program Sponsored by Mission for Educating Citizens with Autism (MECA). About PAAL Preparing Adolescents & Adults for Life (PAAL) was founded in 2006 by Mission for Educating Citizens with Autism (MECA). PAAL is a unique, community based program for adolescents […]

Community Immersion Program

Preparing Adolescents & Adults for Life - Transforming Possibilities into Abilities A state-of-the-art, community- based, specialty education program for individuals with autism PAAL Snapshot PAAL allows students with autism to use the community as their classroom in order to prepare them for the transition from school into a more independent life. Best practices indicate that individuals […]

ACE – Adults: Competencies & Employment

A community-based, specialty vocational, habilitation and behavioral support program for individuals with autism age 21 and up ACE is a private Habilitation/Vocational Program of Mission for Educating Children with Autism (MECA) About ACE Adults: Competencies & Employment was established in 2009 by Mission for Educating Children with Autism (MECA), a non-profit organization serving individuals with […]

Autism in the Workplace

Beneficial for your Business… Beneficial for the Student… Beneficial for the Community… What is Autism? Autism is a brain development disorder that makes communication and social interactions challenging. Current estimates indicate that one in every one hundred and fifty children have some form of autism. Although most businesses have historically employed persons with ranges of […]