Empower Autism

Empowered Pathways

Autism-affirming school leaver employment supports (SLES )

Empowered Pathways is designed to support Autistic school leavers through the transition from school to work.

Our dedicated Pathways coaches provide individualised, autism-affirming supports to develop your skills and confidence, explore your strengths, and discover your unique pathway to employment.

Program Format

Up to 4 hours of weekly 1 on 1 coaching sessions (flexible).
Regular pathway reviews and check ins.
Additional group coaching sessions.

Empowered Pathways aims to build skills in the 8 areas:

Program Eligibility

For more information about SLES funding click here

Program Supports

Individual Coaching Sessions

Every coaching session is unique and tailored to the individual’s interests and goals. Work with our Pathways coaches to explore your unique career pathway, build employment specific and other foundational skills that enable autism-affirming engagement in work.

Group Coaching Sessions

Group sessions are developed to support participants’ needs. This might look like different role-playing activities, sessions hosted by outside organisations, or skill building sessions in small groups.

A team of supports

Empowered Pathways have a team of people working to create the best outcomes for you. Our Pathways coaches work with you in coaching sessions, our coordinators help to guide pathway planning and build community networks and our program designers develop autism-specific learning tools and activities.

Ongoing check-ins

3-monthly reviews with our coordinators to celebrate achievements, review your goals and ensure supports are meeting your needs.

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