Teen Programs

High School

Social

Language

Skills

Time:  4:15pm-5:30pm

Dates: 

 September 19th & 26th

October 3rd, 10th, 17th & 24th

November 7th, 14th, 21st & 28th

December 5th (xmas outing approx 2-3 hours)

 

11 SESSIONS (15 HOURS)

Students will explore how to enhance the development of their social cognition for both classroom and social situations.  Sessions offer a fun and safe environment to practice social language thinking skills and include parent education and programming.

Areas that will be covered:

  • How social expectations change with age
  • How to initiate and engage in face to face conversations
  • How to build and maintain friendships
  • Organization and time management (completing homework, using a schedule, keeping backpack organized)
  • Taking responsibility for self
  • Building self confidence and working through anxious situations
  • and much more

Your teen may benefit if:

They have social language difficulties, LLD, ADHD, ADD, are on the spectrum, have a mild intellectual disability and/or fluency and speech difficulties.

6 Session Stuttering/Effective Speaking Program

This 6 Session program was designed for teens who are working on their voice, enunciation and fluent speaking skills.

Dates; Offered to client year around. Recommended the 6 sessions are completed in a three month period.

Your teen may benefit if he/she:

  • Has difficulty initiating and maintaining conversations
  • Has troubles using fluent speech when speaking
  • Has difficulties expressing their thoughts and ideas clearly and concisely

Program includes:

  • 6 individual therapy sessions with an SLP, including parent coaching
  • Personalized goal setting for your child (at the start and end of the program)
  • Active Daily Living Communication Tools (breath support techniques, voice projection, easy onset methods and
    conversation skills)
  • Information about the art and science behind effective speaking skills and how to use them socially and
    professionally