Frankfort Groups – Summer 2017

Ninja and Princess Warriors Strength and Coordination Group (Summer 2017)

  • Ages: 6-10
  • Focus: Regulation, Body Awareness, & Overall Coordination
    • Learn sequencing, motor planning, and coordination skills while strengthening the body head to toe. Obstacle courses, yoga, balancing and fun indoor/outdoor activities with peers at same skill level
  • Led by Occupational and Physical Therapists

Where: Frankfort Clinic

When:  Tuesdays at 9:00am. Week of June 12, June 19, June 26, OFF July 3, July 10, July 17, July 24.

ADL Cooking Group (Summer 2017)

  • Ages: 8+
  • Focus: Increase independence and safety with simple meal preparation.
    • This group will focus on sequencing, direction following, social interaction, team building, safety awareness, and fine motor coordination with the use of kitchen utensils. Participants will learn to follow simple recipes while having fun in the kitchen making tasty treats.
  • Led by Speech and Occupational Therapists

**Please notify staff of any food allergies or aversions upon registration**

Where: Frankfort Clinic

When: Tuesdays at 11:00am. Week of June 12, June 19, June 26, OFF July 3, July 10, July 17, July 24. 

Picky Eaters Group (Summer 2017)

  • Ages: 3-6
  • Focus: Expanding Tolerance to Different Foods & Textures While Making Food FUN!
    • Does you child only eat a limited variety of foods? Are you seeking to expand their food repertoire? Would you like your child to work on these skills in a group setting with peers? This is the group for you!
  •  Led by S.O.S. Trained Therapists

**Please notify staff of any food allergies or aversions upon registration**

Where: Frankfort & Joliet Clinic

When: Frankfort: Tuesdays at 1:00pm. June 19th through Week July 31st (off week of 4th of July)

Get Set for School Group (Summer 2017)

  • Ages: 3-6
  • Focus: Preparing Young Children for School Environment
    • Do you have reservations about your child starting school in the fall? Are you unsure of how they are going to follow teacher direction and attend in the classroom? If so, this is the group for your child! This is a speech and occupational therapy group designed to prepare children for the school setting within a therapist-controlled environment. The group is setup to model the classroom with structured circle time, gross motor time, and fine motor table time while asking the children to follow an adult directed schedule.
  • Led by Speech and Occupational Therapists

Where: Frankfort & Joliet Clinic

When: Frankfort: Thursday at 11:00am. Week of June 19, June 26, OFF week of July 3, July 10, July 17, July 24, July 31

ABA-Centered Social Groups (Summer & Year-Round)

Summer Groups

  • Group 1 – Ages: 9-12; Group 2 – Ages: 5-8
  • Focus: Making Friends & Peer Conflict Resolution
    • Our ABA staff focuses this group on skills related to making and keeping friends as well as managing peer conflict and rejection.
  • Led by ABA Therapists and BCBAs

Where: Frankfort Clinic

When: Week of June 12, June 19, June 26, OFF July 3, July 10, July

Group 1 – Thursdays at 10:00am; Group 2 – Thursdays at 11:00am

Year-Round Social Groups

    • Ages: 6-8*
    • Focus: Group Play Skills
      • This ABA group focuses on joint play skills, including turn taking, sharing, and cooperative play. It also emphasizes skills pertaining to appropriate social interactions, compliance, and transitions.
    • Led by ABA Therapists and BCBAs

Where: Frankfort Clinic

When: Year-round, weekly on Thursdays 5:00pm-6:00pm

*Westside will add additional age groups if the minimum group count of 3 or more kids is met.