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Hello alumni,
Our Six Flags trip has been rescheduled for Friday, July 12 from 9:00am-4:00pm. We are so excited to have you join us! Dana, Tricia, and I will all be in attendance!

If you are taking the Turning Pointe bus, transportation will leave at 9:00am and will return to Turning Pointe at 4:00pm. Please make sure you have a ride arranged to take you home.

Please arrive to Turning Pointe by 8:45am for departure by 9:00.

You will have access to both the Amusement Park as well as the waterpark, so please pack accordingly (i.e., sunscreen, towel, swim suit, sandals, hat, etc). Please bring money for lunch as well!

In the case that there is inclement weather, your ticket will be provided to you to attend Six Flags on your own.

Please let us know if you have any questions or concerns.

Adult Services Staff

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Bianca F.
Program Director, M.S., BCBA

Bianca has worked in the therapeutic day school and adult services at Turning Pointe Autism Foundation. She has a Masters in Behavior Analysis and has worked with a variety of ages and abilities to decrease maladaptive behavior and increase skill acquisition. Bianca has helped create programming for students at Turning Pointe based on their individual needs and current repertoire of skills. Her past research interests include evaluation of staff to student ratios in the therapeutic day school and multidisciplinary comparison of training fields for acquisition of noun targets for AAC users and reliability of utilizing Realize language to make clinical decisions.

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Megan C.
Adult Program Specialist, M.S., CCC-SLP

Megan has worked with students in the therapeutic day school and adult services at Turning Pointe Autism Foundation to implement evidence-based practices in teaching and generalizing social communication skills and augmentative and alternative communication supports in the workplace, home, and community. Past research includes an evidence-based review of norm-referenced language tests for identification of social (pragmatic) communication disorder, a multidisciplinary comparison of training fields in acquisition of noun targets for AAC users, and reliability of utilizing realize language to make clinical decisions. Megan hopes to combine her clinical and research experience to create evidence-based programming and link independent living, social communication, and employability skills for young adults with autism spectrum disorder.

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Tricia S.
Special education teacher (Illinois State University), Board Certified Behavior Analyst (Aurora University)

Tricia has worked at Turning Pointe Autism Foundation in the therapeutic day school classrooms decreasing maladaptive behavior and increasing independence and skill acquisition. She has also worked with Career College students on independent living, social communication, and employability skills that they can utilize for a job they choose based on personal interests and current skill repertoire. Tricia hopes to use both of her degrees in special education and behavior analysis in order to teach and prepare Career College students to be successful under all of the demands in a work place; daily preparation to be successful, job duties, social competency, and communication with others.

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Michelle M.
Intense Behavior Interventionist for Adult Services and the Therapeutic Day School

Michelle has worked in the therapeutic day school and adult services at Turning Pointe Autism Foundation. She has worked in classrooms with students of varying ages and abilities focusing on increasing independence and skill acquisition. Michelle hopes to use her experience and education in psychological studies and behavior analysis to better prepare students on the autism spectrum for competitive employment and successful integration into the work place.

Where Are They Now?

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Adam

Adam, a former student of Career College is working full time at eWorks in Elk Grove Village. Adam works as a materials handler and his supervisors have said he has been a pleasure to have on their team!

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Megan

Megan, a former student of career college is working full time at Walgreens at two locations. She does a great job asking for more work and is a valued team member! Way to go, Megan!

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Renzo

Renzo, a former student of Career College started Uniquely Pawfect because of his love of animals, especially dogs. When Renzo graduated in May of 2018, TP partnered with him to help him grow the business that employs him. Renzo recently began working at Walgreens downtown Chicago too! Congratulations, Renzo!

Turning Pointe Autism Foundation
1500 West Ogden Avenue
Naperville, IL 60540

Turning Pointe Autism Foundation
1500 West Ogden Avenue
Naperville, IL 60540

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