Colour My Conversation

Colour My Conversation teaches the language skills necessary for face-to-face, social conversation.

Colour My Conversation

Colour My Conversation is an engaging, multi-sensory teaching program to help guide children through the conversation flow including the greeting, bringing up and changing topics, and how to close the conversation. Colour My Conversation incorporates visual, auditory, tactile, and moto-kinesthetic strategies to teach social language and conversational concepts.

Your child may benefit if she/he:
  • Has troubles initiating conversations and social interactions
  • Is socially anxious or awkward
  • Has difficulty understanding paralinguistic skills (tone of voice, listening skills)
  • Has difficutly understanding the difference between literal and figurtaive language
  • Asperger syndrome / High Functioning Autism
  • LLD
  • Is language delayed
  • ADHD
  • Fluency or articulation struggles
  • Has a mild intellectual disability
Program includes:
  • Initial no charge consultation
  • 11 weeks in total, including 10 sessions and 1 outing
  • Engaging interactive activities including movement, song, rhyme, color coding, signing/gestures, beadwork, artwork, pictures/photographs, line drawings, worksheets, role plays, interactive game activities and field assignments to aid children in starting and maintaining a conversation.

Adult Social Language Connection

The Social Language Connection group provides a safe and comfortable learning environment where teens and young adults will learn the skills to develop strong communication skills and build confidence outside of the therapy setting.

Adult Social Language Connection

Sessions explore topics such as:
  • Building and maintaining friendships
  • Understanding the hidden social rules
  • Understanding nonverbal language
  • Social networking
  • Conversational skills
  • Problem solving and negotiating
  • Organization and time management
  • Interviewing and job skills
  • Building self-esteem and confidence
  • Anxiety management
Group includes:
  • An initial no charge consultation
  • 10 groups (8 on location and 2 outings)
  • Lights snacks, binders, resources and the cost of two outings
  • Thirty minute parent, guardian or community living representative follow up meeting.

Speech Groups

This group was developed specifically for children who struggle with their speech (articulation) skills. While most children progress well in individual treatment sessions, another way to facilitate articulation development is to practice with peers who have similar difficulties.

Speech Groups

Our groups target the specific challenging sounds of the children in the group while providing an interactive and fun environment to promote generalization of these skills into their everyday speech.

Your child may benefit if he/she:
  • Has trouble communicating because he/she’s speech is hard to understand
  • Leaves off sounds in words and/or changes sounds
  • Gets frustrated when not understood by family and peers
Program includes:
  • Intensive instruction targeting specific challenging sounds
  • Peer interaction/social skills
  • Take home activities

Kids Chat

This group is for 5-7 year-old children who may have speech and/or language delays. A great way to facilitate speech-language development is to practice with peers.

Kids Chat

This group is for 5-7 year-old children who may have speech and/or language delays. A great way to facilitate speech-language development is to practice with peers.

Your child may benefit if he/she:
  • Is five to seven years old and does not use as many words as other children their age
  • Has trouble communicating his/her thoughts and ideas
  • Leaves off sounds in words and/or changes sounds
  • Gets frustrated when not understood by family and peers
  • Has weak pre-literacy skills
Program includes:
  • A new theme each session with specific vocabulary/sound awareness activities and take-home materials
  • How to build language-learning opportunities into everyday activities and routines
  • Information about different ways to teach your child how to use other ways to communicate (i.e. using pictures and gestures/signs)
  • How to turn books into fun and interactive language-learning time and how to teach your child essential early literacy skills