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Living with Autism
Adults on the autism spectrum deserve home and work opportunities just like everyone else. Erik’s Ranch & Retreats offers exactly that. It is a premier residence and work place for adults with autism spectrum disorder (ASD).
If you or someone you love has been diagnosed with ASD, you are in a unique situation: you probably have strong interests, abilities and talents. But you may also need daily support to engage in meaningful jobs, and a measure of self-determination and independence.
By providing a safe, secure environment for adults with autism, Erik’s Ranch & Retreats focuses on what individuals with autism can do rather than what they cannot.
Home and Jobs for Adults with Autism
Our two locations, a ranch in Paradise Valley, Montana, and an urban retreat in Edina, Minnesota, not only become home to adults with autism, these unique destinations will be run by the individuals who live there.Erik's Ranch & Retreats provides adults with autism excellent housing, recreation and job opportunities that use their talents, skills and interests—expanding their abilities under the guidance of caring therapists and teachers.
Each resident enjoys a contemporary, personalized home and has a role helping to run our guest accommodations. Through this experience, as a resident, you will explore and use your skills and talents in meaningful jobs. Those work opportunities, often not available in a group setting for adults with autism, include concierge, stable manager, maintenance supervisor, sous chef, master gardener – to name just a few.
Put simply, Erik's Ranch & Retreats offers adults with autism the opportunity for a life of promise and possibility. You will live and work among caring people who understand that individuals with autism should be able to choose what kind of work to engage in.
We believe the sky is the limit for adults with autism because we've created an environment where vision knows no bounds.
But don’t take our word for it; check out what Erik’s Ranch & Retreats has to offer.
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