Continuing Adult Education Program (CAEP) – Boston Higashi School’s initiative to provide
opportunities for our former students to continue the connection to our school and their former
classmates. During the session Alumni will engage in a variety of activities based on a rich
curriculum that is aligned with the Daily Life Therapy®. The activities/classes are led by highly
trained staff and alumni are not only able to utilize our state of the art facilities, but they are also
able to continue their education, socialize with former classmates, and have fun!
Alongside their caretakers (e.g., parents, group home staff, etc.), former BHS students are able
to participate in a program that is anchored in the notion that education is a lifelong experience.
CAEP is designed so that it builds on the skills that were developed through activities that
formed their curriculum when they were students. The activities included in CAEP provide
opportunities for skill development in areas of deficit for individuals with ASD, including fine and
gross motor skills, socialization, leisure, recreation and cognition. Through this, participants will
be engaged in a fun, supportive and friendly community where they can establish healthy habits
and strong relationships. The ongoing availability of this program will help the adults to maintain
these skills, thereby promoting positive outcomes in overall well-being.
Our two programs generally take place in the Fall, and Winter/Spring and are 6 sessions of
alternating Saturdays. We also offer a “Summer Fun” session on one Saturday during the