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Eligibility

Are you interested in mentoring or being mentored? Check the criteria below to see if you’re eligible to be a mentor or mentee!

Mentees

AMP mentee applicants should meet the following criteria:

  • Autistic (medical diagnosis, educational evaluation, self-diagnosed)
  • 14-18 years old
  • English language ability (written, spoken, or AAC)*
  • Resident of 7-county Twin Cities metro area (Anoka, Carver, Dakota, Hennepin, Ramsey, Scott, or Washington County)
  • Have access to computer/tablet/phone/etc. with reliable internet connection
  • Able to commit to meeting with a mentor via Zoom for 1 hour per week during the upcoming school year
  • Willing to learn about participating in an affiliated University of Minnesota evaluation study of AMP during the upcoming school year

If you or your teen meet the above criteria, apply here!

Mentors

AMP mentor applicants should meet the following criteria:

  • Autistic (medical diagnosis, educational evaluation, self-diagnosed)
  • 18+ years old
  • English language ability (written, spoken, or AAC)*
  • Resident of 7-county Twin Cities metro area (Anoka, Carver, Dakota, Hennepin, Ramsey, Scott, or Washington County)
  • Have access to computer/tablet/phone/etc. with reliable internet connection
  • Able to commit to meeting with a mentee via Zoom for 1 to 1-1/2 hours per week during the upcoming school year
  • Willing to learn about participating in an affiliated University of Minnesota evaluation study of AMP during the upcoming school year

If you meet the above criteria, apply to be a mentor

 

*Though we cannot accommodate non-English speakers at this time, we hope to be able to in the future.

 

Questions?

info@autismmentorshipprogram.org