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Social Skills Group for Teens – Mild Intellectual Disability
January 29, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
The Social Skills Group aims to help teenagers improve their social skills and create an opportunity to make friendships in a structured setting with the support of Occupational Therapists, Psychologists and Speech Pathologists. In Social Skills groups, your child will have the opportunity to learn the fundamental skills required for participation in group activities and develop the social skills needed for positive friendships.
Starting November 6 at 4pm – Ongoing on Monday Afternoon (with a break during Christmas Holidays)
2/3-5 Railway Street Baulkham Hills
What Skills will be addressed?
Following group directions
Responding in group
Improving listening skills, concentration and attention
Learning how to be a good friend
Problem solving in social situations and conflict resolution
Transitioning to and from activities
Recognising and managing emotions and appropriate emotional responses in social situations
Learning to understand what is expected and unexpected in social settings
Understanding and interpreting emotions and thoughts of their peers in play and conversations
Who is the group suitable for?
This group is suitable for teens attending high school (Years 7 – 10) with a mild intellectual disability
Who runs the group?
One of our highly qualified occupational therapists, psychologists or speech therapists
Do Parents need to attend?
Parents will need to drop of their child and return at 4:50pm to pick them up
How do I enrol?
Existing clients can begin immediately, new clients will need to be assessed to ensure suitability
<b>Call us today on 9686 2306 or enter your details below to enrol! </b>