INTENSIVE SUMMER SOCIAL GROUPS
Our social language groups target all areas of communication that affect socializing and friendship. Summer is a great time to give special attention to communication and social language skills!
Social groups for our youngest children.
MONDAYS 2:30 - 3:45 PM
1 spot available as of 5/8/19
WEDNESDAYS 9:30-10:45 AM or MONDAYS 1-2:15 PM
GIRLS ages 5 - 8
SATURDAYS 10:45 - 11:30 AM (45 MINUTE GROUP)
Play builds language! In these groups children will address conversation skills and social skills needed for play and friendship. Video modeling and stories are used to teach skills. Groups will incorporate movement and music to address all types of play from board games to party games and pretend play.
Ages 7 - 10
TUESDAYS 12:30-1:45 PM
Social Superheroes Theme!
Think Tank groups are geared toward the child struggling with peer relationships, social problem solving and conversation. Video modeling, role play, and games are used to target areas of difficulty.
Staffed by a Speech Language Pathologist and an Occupational Therapist, this group will target: motor planning, body awareness, impulse control, social-emotional problem solving, and self-regulation skills. A therapeutic group setting with weekly themes will provide opportunities for social communication development, perspective taking, peer negotiation, and self-advocacy skills within the context of movement, creating, and play.
TUESDAYS 10:30-11:45 AM
TUESDAYS 2-3:15 PM
TWEEN & TEEN THINKERS
Social groups for our preteens and teenagers.
Tuesdays 12-12:45pm (45 MIN GROUP)
Tweens and Teens face different social communication difficulties once in middle and high school. Topics covered include: nonverbal communication (reading body language and facial expressions), initiating hangouts with friends, joining group discussions, humor (understanding and effectively using it), social problem-solving at school and with friends.
THINK SOCIAL THIS SUMMER!
Summer groups will be themed and incorporate movement, hands-on activities and "chew and chat" (snack) time while targeting pragmatic language, peer interaction and play! Most groups are led by two speech-language pathologists or an OT & an SLP. Max 6 children, Min 3 children
Groups meet once per week for 1 hr, 15 minutes and run June 10- July 26, 2019
A formal or informal evaluation is required before a child is placed into a group.
A variety of strategies from different therapeutic approaches and models are integrated into our groups, including:
Social Thinking (www.socialthinking.com)
Everyday Speech (everydayspeech.com)
Hanen Centre make play R.O.C.K
We are in network with BCBS PPO and can provide a superbill with all necessary coding to submit to other insurance companies.
Out of pocket fee: $550/6 week 1 hr 15 min group if registered by June 1st. $600 after June 1st.