The YAPAbility Programme is an Intensive Support Service by YAP Ireland providing a 12 month programme to Young People aged 8 – 24 years and families who require an intensive, strengths based, needs led service to achieve their goals.
How does YAPAbility work
The YAPAbility Programme uses a strengths based, needs led approach. Providing an intensive support, one-to-one service of up to 15 hours per week per client.
Who is the YAPAbility Programme for
The YAPAbility Programme caters for young people aged 8-24 who have been diagnosed or are awaiting a diagnosis of an intellectual or physical disability, behavioural disorders or whom have a mental health diagnosis.
YAP Ireland has a proven track record of providing services to young people and families with mental health and disability diagnoses.
YAPAbility provides a 12 month programme to Young People aged 8– 24 years and families who require an intensive, strengths based, needs led service to achieve their goals, within their community. This may include support to build on independent living skills, support in taking an active part in family, school/education and community life and reducing the risk of placement breakdown. Many of the young people will have diagnoses of Autism, Aspergers or are living with a mental health diagnosis.