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Social Skills Groups 

We provide social skills training/groups for children with a variety of social skills deficits. Our groups are geared for children with higher functioning skills (i.e.verbal and able to participate in a group setting without 1:1 support) and provide a fun and engaging way for children to learn social skills in a group setting. 

With our client-centered and choice-based approach, we utilize Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) strategies, including positive reinforcement techniques, to empower each child with the ability to independently manage his or her own behavior in social settings and develop more meaningful interpersonal relationships. 


Our groups are designed to address deficits in the following areas:

  • Self-monitoring and reducing inappropriate behaviors
  • Self awareness 
  • Joint-attention skills
  • Appropriate conversation skills
  • Greeting peers, initiating and responding to questions
  • Finding common interests with peers
  • Joining in with peers during play
  • Turn-taking, waiting appropriately during games
  • Negotiation and conflict resolution skills
  • Being a good sport/losing well
  • Hosting a get-together with friends
  • Coping with rejection, teasing or bullying
  • Initiating social activities with peers
  • Choosing good friends
  • Handling peer pressure
  • Teamwork skills
  • Communication skills