Social Groups

Fall Groups

ABA Social Group

Ages: 7-9 Group, *If your kid is outside these age ranges, please contact the Frankfort office to discuss group appropriateness
Day and Time: Tuesdays 5-6pm OR Thursdays 5-6pm
Dates: Year-round
Led by: Certified Occupational and Physical Therapists
Focus: Movement and Coordination
Description: Sessions will include activities to promote balance, flexibility and coordination. Music will be incorporated into every session.

Summer Groups

Picky Eaters Picnic

Ages: 3-6
Day and Time: Tuesdays 1-2pm
Dates: Summer – June 11 – July 23 (skip week of 4th)
Led by: SOS Certified Occupational and Speech Therapists
Focus: Exploration and exposure to new foods in a group setting
Description: This group focuses on helping each child increase their overall food repertoire while decreasing apprehension relating to meal times.

Music and Movement

Ages: 4-7
Day and Time: Mondays 10:30-11:30am at UGA gym
Dates: Summer – June 11 – July 23 (skip week of 4th)
Costs: Insurance coverage
Led by: ABA Registered Behavior Technicians under the supervision of Board Certified Behavior Analysts
Focus: Social skills with peers
Description: This group helps each child increase appropriate social behavior amongst peers while working on cooperative play, conversational exchanges, flexibility, emotional regulation, compliance with rules, etc.

Social Detectives

Ages: 4-6 & 7-9
Day and Time: Tuesday 11am-12pm
Dates: Summer – June 11 – July 23 (skip week of 4th)
Led by: Certified Occupational and Speech Therapists
Focus: Turn-Taking and Social Play
Description: Kids will engage in fun structured play events to promote compliments, sharing, commenting, asking questions and offering help to peers across different situations.

Kindergarten Readiness

Ages: 5-7
Day and Time: Tuesday 10am-11am
Dates: June 11 – July 23 (skip week of 4th)
Led by: Certified Behavioral Therapists
Focus: Skills needed for success in school and in social settings
Description: Therapists will provide a small and safe setting where children feel supported in learning to interact successfully with their peers.

Fall Groups

Speech Social Groups

Ages: 6-9 Group, 10-13 Group *If your kid is outside these age ranges, please contact the Wheaton office (630) 509-4911 to discuss group appropriateness
Day and Time: Wednesdays 4pm
Dates: Fall – September 12 – November 28 (10 sessions, skips weeks of 10/31 and 11/21 )
Cost $350 for 10 weeks
Led by: Certified Speech Therapist
Focus:  Teaching children how to interact with others in their age range. 
Description: The goal is to help kids learn conversational skills, friendship skills and problem-solving skills.

Summer Groups

Social Skills Superstars

Ages: 4-7
Day and Time: Thursday 9am-10am
Dates: Summer – June 11 – July 23 (skip week of 4th)
Led by: Certified Speech and Behavioral Therapists
Focus: Language based social skills
Description: Kids will engage in fun, structured play events to promote compliments, sharing, commenting, asking questions and offering help to peers across different situations.

Talk It Out

Ages: 10-14
Day and Time: Mondays 1pm-2pm
Dates: Summer – June 11 – July 23 (skip week of 4th)
Led by: Certified Speech Therapist
Focus: Improving conversation skills and use of language
Description: This group is intended for kids aged 10-14 years of age. It will be a group that gets together and works on improving overall communication with not only peers but adults. Higher level skills will be targeted in this group.

Fall Groups

Picky Eaters Sunday Snack

Ages:  4-7 Group, *If your kid is outside these age ranges, please contact the Joliet office (815) 729-2160 to discuss group appropriateness
Day and Time: Sundays 3pm
Dates: Fall – September 9 – October 28
Cost: $200 for 8 weeks
Led by: Certified Speech Therapist and/or Occupational Therapist
Focus: Exploration and exposure to new foods in a group setting
Description: This group helps each child increase their overall food repertoire while decreasing apprehension relating to meal times.

Guys Group

Ages:  12 and up Group, *If your kid is outside these age ranges, please contact the Joliet office (815) 729-2160 to discuss group appropriateness
Day and Time: Sundays 6pm
Dates: Fall – September 9 – October 28
Cost:$200 for 8 weeks
Led by: Certified Speech Therapist and/or Occupational Therapist
Focus: Guy’s gathering in a stress free environment, to encourage friendship and social skills.
Description: Guy’s night is meant to be a typical hangout; guys sharing and doing what they love. The group is lead by them, but it is facilitated by a therapist. Activities include board games, video games, food (guys like to eat!),and other opportunities to foster new friendships.

Summer Groups

Teen Talk

Ages: 10-13
Day and Time: Wednesdays 12pm-1pm
Dates:  Summer- June 4- July 16th no sessions week of 4th of July
Led by: Certified Behavioral Therapists
Focus:  Social skills
Description: This group will focus on conversational skills, friendships, and problem-solving skills.

Ninja Princess Warriors

Ages: 3-6
Day and Time: Wednesdays 9am-10am
Dates: Summer – June 4- July 16th no sessions week of 4th of July
Led by: Certified Physical Therapists
Focus: Regulation, Body Awareness, & Overall Coordination
Description: 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 the same skill level.

Picky Eaters Picnic

Ages: 3-6
Day and Time: Wednesdays 12-1pm
Dates: Summer – June 4- July 16th no sessions week of 4th of July
Led by: SOS Certified Speech Therapists
Focus: Exploration and exposure to new foods in a group setting
Description: This group focuses on helping each child increase their overall food repertoire while decreasing apprehension relating to meal times.

Super Kids In Training

Ages: 3-8
Day and Time: Tuesdays 11am-12pm
Dates: Summer – June 4- July 16th no sessions week of 4th of July
Led by: Certified Speech Therapists
Focus: Social skills needed for success in school, play dates, or playgrounds
Description: Through direct, interactive instruction using games and role-playing, clinicians will provide a small and safe setting where children feel supported in learning to interact with peers.