Director of Admissions
John Conway
Admissions Phone
Physical Address
63 E Lake St. #310
Chicago, IL
edgeadvance.com
EDGE Advance is a transitional program for neurodiverse young adults - Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). Those struggling with ADHD, Depression, Anxiety, Learning disabilities, or otherwise differently abled. The goal of EDGE Advance is to create a path for these emerging young adults to develop the habits and skills necessary to lead autonomous lives of purpose. - EDGE has masters-level clinical coaching staff who accompany you on your journey to greater independence and academic success, making EDGE the most clinically supportive young adult program. - EDGE offers a metropolitan setting like no other young adult program, providing you with the freedom and support to explore intellectual, social, service, and recreational opportunities. - EDGE has a unique philosophy that provides a framework for highly individualized, responsive support in a warm, encouraging community environment. - EDGE students have access to more colleges and universities than any other young adult program which allows you to choose the right school and academic plan among a diverse array of college options. Our Young adults: - want to be involved in life and are excited about living in the city - want to have the freedom and responsibility that other young adults enjoy - recognize that support is an important part of being successful - see value in community and want to be around other emerging adults - are invested in relationships with their family and community - are actively contributing to the world through academics, work, volunteering, or internships

General Information

Non-Profit
Apartments are Leased by non-profit

Learning Disabilites / Spectrum

No
18 - 26
Yes
12 Months
12
Urban
Apartment Living: Live in support staff
Apartment Living: Support staff on call

Program

Executive Functioning or Social or Life Skills
Failure to launch
Supportive College Environment
Living Skills / Vocational / Job Training
Yes
25 Hours
No
Typical Vacations (holidays, summer, etc)
Yes
Structured Communication
Private Pay
Apartment Living: Live in support staff
Apartment Living: Support staff on call
Offsite
No

Technology

Students have Laptops
Internet usage is monitored and can be modified.
Cell phone usage can be modified as needed.

Staff

1:6
Yes
Yes

Accreditation

N/A
N/A

Nuts & Bolts

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Chicago Midway Airport [MDW]
1 Hours
No
No
6 Months
12 Months
Criminal activities are reported to authorities
1 Hours
12

Transitional Living / Community Based Support

No
18 - 26

Program

Executive Functioning or Social or Life Skills
Failure to launch
Supportive College Environment
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No
EDGE Advance is similar to college regarding travel and visitors.
No
Urban
Structured Communication
Private Pay
Apartment Living: Live in support staff
Apartment Living: Support staff on call

Therapy

Offsite
We offer therapeutic and skill building groups
Offsite

Technology

Students have Laptops
Internet usage is monitored and can be modified.
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Cell phone usage can be modified as needed.

Education

College University or Community

Staff

1:6
Yes
Yes

Accreditation

N/A
N/A

Nuts & Bolts

Call for more information
$7000 - $10,000 / month
Call for more information
Chicago Midway Airport [MDW]
1 Hours
No
No
6 Months
12 Months
Private / Self Pay
Criminal activities are reported to authorities
1 Hours
Mission Statement
EDGE Advance uses a clinically-integrated coaching model to effect lasting, sustainable change in the lives of neurodiverse young adults.