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Social Skills Classes

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Upcoming Social Skills Classes

Social Skills Classes are offered for pre-school and school-aged children to learn and practice social interactions. The classes are geared towards children with Level 1 Autism, ADHD, developmental delays, and/or related social communication disorders.

Play Skills- JCC

Tuesdays, April 16-June 4 (6 weeks, no class April 23, 30)
4:30pm-5:30pm
Ages: 3-5
Fee: $210

Join us for fun and exploration as children learn and strengthen their fundamental social skills through active play in a safe and supportive environment. Children will be guided through play-based activities to enhance their skills in turn-taking, playing together, sharing, winning/losing, using your words to express thoughts/feelings, understanding/regulating emotions, and much more! The goal is for each child to develop appropriate play skills to use in all social environments. This class is designed for children who would benefit from learning appropriate interactions during cooperative play. An intake is required for participants who are new to our programs at the J.

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Let’s Play – JCC

Sundays, April 14-June 9 (8 weeks, no class May 26)
1pm-2pm
Ages: 6-8
Fee: $280

Join us for an hour of fun and exploration as children learn and strengthen their skills through active play in a small group and safe space environment. This class is designed for children with Autism Level 1, ADHD, and/or social communication barriers to help foster social emotional learning and self-regulation skills in a recreational setting. An intake for new participants must be scheduled before the class starts.

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Friends – JCC

Sundays, April 14-June 9 (8 weeks, no class May 26)
2:15pm-3:15pm
Ages: 9-12
Fee: $280

Join us for an hour of fun and exploration as children learn and strengthen their skills through active play in a small group and safe space environment. This class is designed for children with Autism Level 1, ADHD, and/or social communication barriers to help foster social emotional learning and self-regulation skills in a recreational setting. An intake for new participants must be scheduled before the class starts.

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Teens-JCC

Sundays, April 14-June 9 (8 weeks, no class May 26)
3:30pm-4:30pm
Ages: 13-15
Fee: $280

Join us for a fun class designed to help teens navigate the social scene. Topics include developing and maintaining friendships, understanding and responding to verbal and non-verbal cues in social situations, coping strategies for dealing with teen emotions, self-advocacy, self-confidence and more. This class is designed for teens with Level 1 Autism and/or ADHD. An intake is required for participants who are new to our programs at the J.

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Gal Pals Tweens- JCC

Sundays, April 14-June 9 (8 weeks, no class May 26)
4:45pm-5:45pm
Ages: 9-12
Fee: $280

Social Skills JUST for Girls! This Gal Pal group will be a safe space for girls to connect, ask tough questions, and share openly. Some topics covered will include body positivity and overall self-acceptance, navigating evolving friendships, and coping with big feelings that can be hard to articulate. As this group is for tweens, there will be some flexibility of themes based on the needs and interests of these girls. This class is designed for girls with ADD/ADHD, Level 1 Autism, and related disorders. An intake for new participants must be scheduled prior to the first class.

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