Community Relations Group

Led by Julie Anstey, Occupational Therapist, assisted by Paige Engel, B.Sc. Kinesiology

This group is designed to support adults with exceptionalities improve their executive functioning and self-monitoring skills. These skills are the mental processes that enable us to plan, focus attention, remember instructions, initiate and follow through with tasks, and manage multiple tasks successfully. The group environment allows participants to learn and practice these skills in a safe environment. The goals of the group are to enable changes in daily behaviours, habits, and attitudes, to result in better outcomes with executive functioning, connecting with community, being effective members of the community/workforce, and relieve frustrations related to these areas.  
Group sessions are 90 minutes in length and will run from January 13th to April 20th, 2022.

DATES:

  • January 13th @ 6:30pm – 8:00pm
  • January 27th @ 6:30pm – 8:00pm
  • February 10th @ 6:30pm – 8:00pm
  • February 24th @ 6:30pm – 8:00pm
  • March 10th @ 6:30pm – 8:00pm
  • March 24th @ 6:30pm – 8:00pm
  • April 7th @ 6:30pm – 8:00pm
  • April 20th @ 7:00 – 8:30pm (Windup)
Community Connection Group

Led by Jenna Wiltzen, Speech-Language Pathologist

Danae Connection Group, Adult Social Language Connections
This group is designed to support adults with exceptionalities improve their communication and social language thinking skills. Social language thinking skills help individuals with problem solving in social situations, flexible thinking, perspective taking, and interpreting others and their own emotions. The group environment allows participants to learn and practice the new skills in a safe environment. The goals of the group are to support individuals to build confidence, connect with their community, and develop stronger relationships and connections.
Group sessions are 90 minutes in length and will run from January 12th to April 20th, 2022.

DATES:

  • January 12th @ 7:00pm – 8:30pm
  • January 26th @ 7:00pm – 8:30pm
  • February 9th @ 7:00pm – 8:30pm
  • February 23rd @ 7:00pm – 8:30pm
  • March 9th @ 7:00pm – 8:30pm
  • March 23rd @ 7:00pm – 8:30pm
  • April 6th @ 7:00pm – 8:30pm
  • April 20th @ 7:00pm – 8:30pm (windup)
Community Foundations Group

Led by Julie Anstey, Occupational Therapist, assisted by Paige Engel, B.Sc. Kinesiology

This group is designed to support youth and young adults (ages 16-24) with exceptionalities as they transition between life stages. This program will focus on improving social communication and expressive language skills. The group will bolster self confidence and help individuals build meaningful connections as they navigate various social settings (e.g., school, work, community, etc.). The group setting allows participants to learn and practice these skills in a safe environment among peers. The purpose of the group is to provide support to encourage more balanced and positive experiences as they integrate into varied settings with increased dynamic expectations.
Group sessions are 75 minutes in length and will run from January 6th to April 14th, 2022.

DATES:

  • January 6th @ 5:00pm – 6:15pm
  • January 20th @ 5:00pm – 6:15pm
  • February 3rd @ 5:00pm – 6:15pm
  • February 17th @ 5:00pm – 6:15pm
  • March 3rd @ 5:00pm – 6:15pm
  • March 17th @ 5:00pm – 6:15pm
  • March 31st @ 5:00pm – 6:15pm
  • April 14th @ 5:00pm – 6:15pm (Windup) 
For more information, please contact hello@theSLN.com or phone the clinic at 306 933 3222.
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