Parents have different reactions and emotions about summer approaching, and selecting the right summer camp. Some anticipate relief from busy schedules and a break from meetings and other school obligations. In addition, parents may be excited to be able to … Read the rest
When we share with others, we give them part or all of something we have. We might give them something without expecting them to return it, or we might give them something then expect to get it back when they … Read the rest
Being able to provide helpful feedback is an important social skill for children to develop. The ability to provide and accept feedback is critical in helping children develop and maintain friendships. Having thoughtful discussions about problems and possible ways to … Read the rest
Teaching friendship skills focuses on building behavioral interaction skills such as sharing, taking turns, showing good sportsmanship, and asking peers to play appropriately. However, learning to be a friend involves a great deal more than learning behavioral interaction skills. … Read the res...
Play is essential for developing social, emotional, cognitive, and physical skills in children. Far from being a waste of time, just a fun distraction, extracurricular, or an optional activity, play is a time when children are learning the most.
When … Read the rest
The playground can be an overwhelming experience for children who have Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). Not only is it an unstructured environment, but it can also be crowded and unpredictable. Children with ASD don’t naturally acquire the skills to be … Read the rest
Some children acquire social skills, such as saying “please” and “thank you” and to wait their turn by observational learning. However, children with developmental, learning, and attention issues often experience difficulty developing common social interaction skills by simply observing o...
Keep those words clear, make sure they can hear! In today’s culture we are constantly barraged by background noise whether it be through TV, music, or environmental conditions. Did you know that these noisy environments can affect your child’s ability … Read the rest
Social Skills For Ages 8-13 ~ Mondays 4:00-5:00 pm
This group focuses on friendship, reducing anxiety, improving ability to manage feelings of frustration, and building confidence. Lessons and hands on activities help participants practice self reflection, self management, … Read the ...
Group Leader, Casey, talks about the Staying Calm and Alert Group:
“Group members will work together to learn how to monitor, maintain, and change their level of alertness. The purpose of this group is to build interaction skills while helping … Read the rest
Hello Parents! Here is a day camp opportunity over Winter Break (December 28, 29 & 30th). I’ve attached the flyer so you can share this information with friends.