Transitional 

Communication 

Program

 

Time:  4:15pm-5:30pm

Dates: 2020

 Sept. 10th, 17th, 24th,

Oct. 1st, 8th, 15th, 29th

Nov. 5th, 12th, 19th, 26th

Dec. 3rd  WIND UP/XMAS party

 

12 SESSIONS (APPROX 18 HOURS)

This group was designed for participants age 14 and older through to their young adult years.  Participants will learn 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