Dr. Ethel-King helps kids learn to work together

MONDAY  –   DATES:  4/2, 4/9, 4/16, 4/23, 4/30, 5/7, 5/14, 5/21

Let’s Play Preschool Social Skills:  8 weeks  |  10-11 am | Ages 3-5

This speech and occupational therapy led group provides hands on activities used for learning the skills to prepare for success in kindergarten. Children will play with their peers to learn how to take turns, share, give, and request. This group is non-insurance billable and does not require an initial assessment prior to participation.

Sensory Play Group :  8 weeks  |  4-5 pm | Ages 5-7

Games, sensory based activities, and play are used to teach social skills. Emphasis is placed learning how to enter and exit play, problem-solving, taking turns, and cooperation. This group may be covered by health insurance and requires an initial assessment for participants new to the clinic.

Social Skills:  8 weeks  |  5:00-6:00 pm | Ages 8-12

This group focuses on friendship, reducing anxiety, improving the ability to manage feelings of frustration, and building confidence. Lessons and hands on activities help participants practice self-reflection, self-management, and social skills. This group may be covered by health insurance and requires an initial assessment for participants new to the clinic.

WEDNESDAY  –  DATES:  4/4, 4/11, 4/18, 4/25, 5/2, 5/9, 5/16, 5/23

Social Skills:  8 weeks  |  4:30-5:30 pm | Ages 8-12

See description listed under Monday

Meet & Greet:  8 weeks  |  5:45-6:45 pm  | Ages 13-18

This teen social group covers topics including how to handle increased independence, bullying, and peer pressure. Individual group member concerns will also be addressed. Groups are built around an activity to create a relaxed environment to encourage open discussion of topics and to build age appropriate social interaction skills. This group may be covered by health insurance and requires an initial assessment for participants new to the clinic

NOTE: Group space is limited and will be reserved on a first come-first serve basis. Group registration is open  Feb 20, 2018 and closes at the end of the business day on March 12, 2018.