Therapeutic Approach to Social Development
Led by a one Speech Language Pathologist and one Occupational Therapist, the social groups are a fun, interactive program to build skills in the areas of language & play, social development and school readiness.
For: Preschool – Early School Age
Dates: September 21st, 2017 – November 30th, 2017 (No group November 23rd, Thanksgiving)
When: Thursdays 5:15pm-6:15pm
Cost: $1,000 per group
Language & Play: The program is designed to develop and nurture cooperative and imaginary play skills. Language is elicited through structured and unstructured activities and play by creating natural opportunities for social interactions.
Social Development: Children engage in a variety of adult and child directed social activities in order to develop and refine social development.
School Skills: The program will help children develop basic skills needed to actively participate in the classroom. These skills include attending, waiting, turn-taking, sharing, staying with the group and pairing language with nonverbal social skills.
Interactive 60 Minute Sessions Include:
- Circle Time
- And more!
Your child may be appropriate for this groups if:
- They have trouble joining, sustaining, and
expanding parallel and imaginative play
- They have difficulty with turn taking
- They have difficulty interacting with peers
- They have difficulty sustaining attention
- Are shy and anxious is social situations
Please print and complete our Registration Form and return with payment before the start of the group.
Please note: If you are a new client to either practice you will need to schedule a consultation with Jess DiNenno, OTR/L or Melissa Mimidis, MS, CCC-SLP prior to the start of the group. The proper paper work for Building Blocks Therapy must be filled out before starting the Social Skills Group. Please fill out all the forms from Building Blocks Therapy.