Realizing Children’s Strengths’ Early Childhood division provides a Social Skills Program at our centers in Woburn and Natick, MA! The program offers a variety of ABA-based social skill groups for children ages 3-7, each creating a skill set for positive peer connections, confidence building and self-awareness in a therapeutic, nurturing environment. Our groups assist with growth in social settings, and are designed by Board Certified Behavior Analysts (BCBA) with expertise in early childhood education. Children work together in groups of up to 6 peers of similar ages, abilities and communication styles, focusing on social, play and group learning skills. Each group is led by a BCBA and Registered Behavior Therapist (RBT), and the program is covered by most insurance plans with private pay options available.
Check out the upcoming sessions offered at each of our locations!
The Social Skills Program runs throughout the year with new 12 week sessions beginning in, March, July (6 weeks), September and November.
Social Skills Groups and Descriptions
Our Foundations social skills groups work on teaching the skills necessary to be able to learn in a group environment with other peers. Skills targeted in this group include successfully transitioning away from a caregiver and into a classroom, transitioning from activity to activity, generalizing skills, sharing toys and attention, requesting attention, independent play skills and social skills.
Our Let’s Play Together social skills groups work on teaching developmentally appropriate play skills within a fun and engaging group setting using research-based ABA teaching procedures. Play skills targeted include independent play skills (with vocals), parallel play with peers, group games, and pretend play skills.
RCS’ Let’s Be Friends social skills groups focus on targeting the social skills necessary to create and maintain positive social relationships with peers within a fun and engaging group setting.
Our Confident Conversations groups focus on developing conversational skills to foster self confidence and positive connections with peers. This group teaches awareness, listening skills, conversational turn-taking and using individual voices to express. Confident Conversations is designed for children who are already demonstrating independent play skills and communication with peers, and eager to develop strong bonds and healthy conversations. *Designed for 5-7 year-olds.
Our Ready, Set, School social skills group works on teaching strategies to help students successfully manage the social and behavioral expectations of school. This is a great option for children getting ready to start school for the first time in the fall as well as those already attending school.
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Benefits of the Social Skills Program!
- Participate in a small group Applied Behavioral Analysis (ABA) Therapy Session
- Ages 3-7
- 1.5 hour sessions
- Each child is assessed individually to ensure proper group placement that focuses on their individual needs
- Group will be led by a BCBA, LABA and assisted by one of our Registered Behavior Technicians
- Develop connections with similar-aged peers
- Develop skills in the areas of:
- Social Skills
- Sharing and Turn Taking
- Cooperative Play
- Following Group Instructions
- And more!
- Covered by most insurance plans and private pay options available!
For more information on session dates and available group times, please contact our team at firstname.lastname@example.org or 508.650.5990 ext. 2008!
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