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Aspen Network

adult transition programs for young adults with Aspergers Syndrome

Helping young adults launch into adulthood!

15 Vallecito Lane
Orinda, CA 94563

Tel: (925) 262-3135

Young Adult and Teen Residential Program/Summer Camp/Social Group/Coaching

Aspen Network offers integrated, year-round programs for teens and young adults with social concerns, anxiety disorders and social differences, including spectrum behaviors.

These one-of-a-kind programs, both residential and nonresidential, allow young people to learn and grow in a welcoming environment with peers of their own and a sensitively trained staff that includes neurotypical young adults. Here, a person can feel accepted and understood and, with professional support, launch into a fuller, more satisfying life.

PODS: Residential Living

  • Offers a place to learn social and independent living skills with the goal of realizing their potential to move forward in our world in college, vocation or employment.
  • Blended diagnoses living and learning together: Social anxieties, mood differences, OCD, general learning disabilities, Non-Verbal Learning Disabilities, neurodiversity and spectrum differences.
  • Creating a transformative experience because young adults are succeeding in sharing their lives and being with others who enjoy them exactly how they are.
  • Aimed at developing independence and positive living skills away from home with peers of their own.
Living Skills Social Group: Motivating and Fun!
  • Improve self esteem
  • Lessen anxieties and fears
  • Meet new people in supportive environment
  • Learn academic and social employment skills
  • Take on leadership roles
Team Aspen Summer Camp: Two Weeks in July

Team Camp is located in the beautiful Lake Tahoe area. The camp is co-ed and open to a broader age range than our other programs. We accept young people ages 13 to late twenties.

We carefully organize age-appropriate topics and breakout groups for different ages and maturity levels. We have years of experience addressing the differing interests of our campers and have an excellent, well-trained staff that is sensitive to these interests, and helps young people advance in acquiring these abilitgies:

  • Social skills
  • Physical activity and endurance
  • Self-determination
  • Leadership skills
  • Friendships and camaraderie
  • Meeting challenges and personal goals
  • Making smart decisions

One-on-One Coaching:

Meg Fields, RN, Psy.D., is an analytically trained psychotherapist and co-founder of Aspen Network. She helps teens, young adults, older adults, and family members to develop a deeper understanding of themselves. She assists individuals who are having social difficulties begin to consider what sorts of accommodations might be possible and useful for them.

Learn more at - or call Meg Fields, Ph.D. at: (925) 262-3135.

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