Register now for our Winter Social Skills Groups
When: Tuesdays, Fridays or Saturdays: October 18th through December 17th
Where: Leaps and Bounds
Each group is led by an Occupational Therapist trained in teaching social skills.
Buddy Builders (3-6 years old)
Saturdays: October 19th through December 14th (9:15-10:15 am)
This group is for children who are working on engaging and playing with their peers appropriately. The group will also be working on turn taking, sharing, coping strategies, and using words to communicate frustration.
ABC’s of Social Skills (8-12 years old)
Fridays: October 18th through December 13th (5:45-6:45 pm)
This group will be centered on developing appropriate social skills. Goals will include increasing your child’s confidence to start building long lasting friendships.
Out & About (8-12 years old)
Fridays: October 18th through December 13th (6:00-7:00 pm)
This group will meet weekly, yet will alternate between meeting at Leaps and Bounds and meeting in the community. Sessions at Leaps and Bounds will focus on instruction and preparation for the community outings. Meetings in the community will put those skills learned into practice.
Girlfriend Group (7-12 years old)
Tuesdays: October 22nd through December 17th (6:15-7:15 pm)
This group is created to help girls connect and establish positive friendships with each other while engaging in “girly” activities. The group will foster self confidence, communication, conflict resolution, and other issues that directly affect young girls.
Boys Will Be Boys Club (11-15 years old)
Tuesdays or Wednesdays: October 22nd through December 18th (6:00-7:00 pm)
This group is created to help boys connect and establish positive friendships with each other. The group will foster appropriate behaviors, self-confidence, and communication. Conflict resolution will also be addressed throughout the group.