Speech, Language, Social and Feeding Groups

Social Skills Groups

Let's Play: For Participants Under 10

  • Improve social skills in a natural and therapeutic environment. Group therapy is the preferred method for treating pragmatic language deficits.  Through structured activities, goals such as improving eye contact, attending to speaker/listener responsibilities, verbal and non-verbal turn taking, initiating conversation, maintaining conversation, terminating conversation, requesting, and responding to social overtures are addressed.  (Participants will be grouped by age.  Available for  children ages 4 to 10.) 

Game Night: For Participants Over 10

  • Group therapy is the preferred method for treating pragmatic language deficits.  Through structured activities, goals such as improving eye contact, attending to speaker/listener responsibilities, verbal and non-verbal turn taking, initiating conversation, maintaining  conversation, terminating conversation, requesting, and responding to social overtures are addressed.  (Participants will be grouped by age.  Available for children over 10, and for young adults).  

Food is Fun!

For children who have a limited number of preferred foods.  This group  exposes children to foods with varying flavors, textures and temperatures in a non-threatening manner.  Children are encouraged to explore foods using all senses and to try presented foods.   (Participants grouped by age and ability, available for children ages 4 to 10.  Must be able to sit in a group and attend to activities).  

Sound Station

Work on speech sounds during fun filled group activities.  Children are grouped based on age and ability.  Fun gross motor and sensory based activities such as obstacle courses and art activities are incorporated  into the sessions.  Children will practice their targeted sounds  throughout each activity (grouped by age- available for all ages). 

Language and Laughs

Practice critical language skills such as receptive and expressive vocabulary,  basic concepts, prepositions, following directions, giving directions, and answering/asking questions.  Children will be grouped by age and ability.  (Participants grouped by age.  Available for children ages 4  to 10). 

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