Tuesday, January 8 - Tuesday, April 30
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
965 Shavington ST.
PEERS (R) is an evidence based program developed at UCLA to help teens learn to make friends and keep friends.
This program is for children, aged 12-16 with Autism, ADHD, or other social learning issues.
Participants MUST have:
- Average language abilities
- Interest in the program
- 1 caregiver who will attend the program
The program is 13 weeks in duration and runs on Tuesday evenings, with a break during Spring Break.
Cost is 1690$, or 130$ per 90 minute session (Autism Funding or extended medical may be used).
Participants will learn:
- Conversation skills
- How to choose appropriate friends
- Dealing with teasing and bullying
- How to use humour
- Handling disagreements
- How to be a good sport
- How to have get-togethers/hangouts
The program will be taught by Shannon Muir (R)SLP, PEERS Certified and Jacquie Engel, (R)SLP.