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SUCCESS Club – The Success Club is a psychology-based social skill group for children ages 6-9 with Asperger Disorder or high functioning autism. It is a therapeutic program designed to teach specific social skills, followed by group opportunities to allow practice of those skills. To benefit from this group, the participant should be in a regular education curriculum with age-appropriate verbal skills.
Social Language Groups – The social language groups are therapeutic social skill groups offered by speech therapy. They are designed to teach social skills, as well as to improve conversation skills. Children with a language delay or significant pragmatic language disorder will benefit most from this group. Functional language is required for appropriate participation. Children are pre-screened by a speech therapist to be matched with others at a similar communication level for maximum benefit to the child. Interested in this group? Please contact the office at 330-963-8600.
Teen Groups for Middle School age and High School age – Teen groups are a psychology-based social group for students with social anxiety, ADHD or high-functioning autism. The groups are divided into Teen (MS) and Teen (HS). Teens are able to discuss issues and social situations that they encounter at school and learn to problem-solve together in a therapeutic setting. Community activities are provided which help to allow practice of social skills in a natural setting. To benefit from this program, participants should be in a regular education curriculum with age-appropriate verbal skills.
Peers with Purpose – Designed for teens 13 – 18 with mild to moderate cognitive and/or social behavioral impairments. While working on projects teens will have the opportunity to work on their personal goals with support of a typical peer. Designed and facilitated by Rachel Pasquerilla, EdS, BCBA. Peers with Purpose
Young Adult Group – This is a psychology-based social group for Young Adult Group who have graduated high school with Asperger disorder, high functioning autism, or social anxiety disorder and have difficulty being in group settings. The program is designed to improve social skills and increase social engagement with same-age peers. Community activities appropriate for young adults provide the opportunity to practice the skills taught. Developed and directed by Michelle DePolo, Psy.D., BCBA-D.
For additional information including group schedules and how to enroll, please contact our office by calling 330-963-8600 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.