ABC offers social skills classes for a variety of ages and skill sets. Each group has goal and weekly, participants will learn from a variety of mini lessons about each topic. The groups are a combination of lessons, activities, and an opportunity to play and socialize with a group of similar aged peers.

FALL 2019 SESSION GROUPS:

Feelings, Friends and Play

AGES: 6-9                RATIO: 1:3                 COST: $400                     FUNDING OPTIONS: SSAH

DATES: TUESDAYS: September 24th, 2019- November 26th, 2019 (10 weeks)

Time: 4:45pm – 6:00pm

DESCRIPTION: This play based social group will focus on teaching social skills through group play, conservation, and games. This 10-week group will focus on initiating play inside and on the playground, following rules, taking turns, self-regulation, dealing with losing and staying calm when peers aren’t accepting. We will use a combination of lessons, role play, and various visuals to teach these concepts.  This social skills group will provide children with an opportunity to learn and practice these skills in a small group of similar aged peers.

Pre- Teen Group

AGES: 9-13                RATIO: 1:3                   COST: $400           FUNDING OPTIONS: SSAH

DATES: TUESDAYS: September 24th, 2019- November 26th, 2019 (10 weeks)

Time: 6:15pm – 7:30pm

DESCRIPTION: This conservation focused skills group will provide a safe space for each child to share their own daily struggles and emphasize their strengths within a similar group of peers. Participates will learn self-regulation tools and tools to overcome common issues including making friends, simple life skills, playing games with peers and balancing everyday issues. This group will focus on the specifics needs and strengths on the individuals of the group.  Each group will have a mini lesson followed by an activity.  The pre-teens will have lots of opportunity to develop these social skills with similar aged peers.