STiLE

Registration for Fall Term 2022

September 10 to November 2

Masks and Vaccination Card REQUIRED for all in person sessions

Fall Term Classes will include:

Saturdays – Free

Intro to Adulting with Amy Metzger: Class designed for students ages 13-17 who wish to start learning and practicing independent living skills in preparation for adulthood in a fun and supportive atmosphere. Seven weeks of classes will broadly cover life skills for Independence Readiness. This class also features a Field Trip into the community (class 4) to expand upon concepts covered in this class, as well as take-home tools students can customize and keep for future use.
More about Amy Metzger HERE.

Intro to Adulting Student Information Form HERE. Be sure to fill out if you are new or if you have new information.

Location: Hilyard Community Center 2580 Hilyard St, Eugene, OR 97405 

Dates & Time: Every Saturday September 10 – October 29 from 10:00 am to 11:30 am


Make and Take Crafts with Nancy Berge: Come and get creative with us in our arts and crafts class! Make DIY inspired artistic projects to take home or to give as a gift.

Location: Hilyard Community Center 2580 Hilyard St, Eugene, OR 97405 

Dates & Time: Every Tuesday September 13 – November 1 from 11:00 am to 12:30 pm


Music Writing and Performance with David Helfand: Designed for individuals interested in learning to play music instruments, writing and/or performing music as part of a group. Unlocking hidden talents is exactly what he wants to accomplish by bringing these students together, Helfand says.

Location: Hilyard Community Center 2580 Hilyard St, Eugene, OR 97405 

Dates & Time: Every Wednesday September 14 – November 2 from 2:30 pm to 4:00 pm


Jewelry Making with Amanda Finegold: Learn to design and make individualized beaded jewelry bracelets and more. This class is designed to be a fun introduction to a few of the many ways to make jewelry.

Location: Hilyard Community Center 2580 Hilyard St, Eugene, OR 97405 

Dates & Time: Every Wednesday September 14 – November 2 from 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm


Gardening with Maggie & Frankie

This class includes 2 raised beds for adaptive gardening and using adaptive tools for anyone with special needs to make gardening fun and not seem like work. You will learn how to grow your own food, including how to plant, maintain and harvest your crops, and how to share the bounty and the reward of being with old and new friends. Please remember to bring a hat, garden gloves, and a water bottle. If standing is difficult, bring a folding chair for your comfort. We are also invited to work in the whole campus of gardens which includes mixed veggies, flowers, fruits, and herbs in exchange for sharing the harvest of everything as it becomes ready.

Location: Annie Mim’s Community Garden North, 255 Maxwell Road, Eugene, Oregon 97404 (Bus #51 or #52)

Dates & Time: Every Thursday September 15 – October 13 from 10:30 am – 12 pm


Registration and Student Information Forms...

Scholarships are available. Contact STiLE@kindtree.org for more information.

Register Now Click Here to complete online form.

Online Student Information Form HERE. Be sure to fill out if you are new or if you have new information.

PDF printable Student Information form HERE. Mail the completed form to KindTree – Autism Rocks/STiLE, P.O. Box 40847, Eugene, OR 97404.


Contact Us: STiLE@kindtree.org. (541) 525-6651.

OR542 Day Support Activity – Community


The KindTree-Autism Rocks Skill Training for an Independent Living Experience program (STiLE), functions as an educational program for youth and adults 11 years and older with autism and others with developmental/intellectual disabilities. Established in 2013 to meet a service gap for adults living with autism in our community, the mission has been to provide skill training to encourage community engagement, independence, productivity, creative expression, health, work readiness and independent living. Our goal is to enhance the quality of life, with service and celebration, of individuals with disabilities through advocacy, art, education, recreation and community participation.