Social Communication Groups & Social Skills Programs in NJ
Speech & Hearing Associates offers social communication groups for social skill training in NJ. Our association has developed an engaging social skills program for children of all ages. The program consists of hour-long sessions led by a skilled speech-language pathologist for small communication groups of up to five children. The groups target individual treatment goals within a group setting and focus specifically on social thinking, emotions, conversational skills, and social interactions.
Each social communication group follows a targeted yearlong curriculum focusing on developing and practicing an extensive variety of social skills and topics. The dynamic curriculum consists of six individual units and adjustments are made as appropriate, depending on the group members’ ages and needs. Participants are carefully placed in a group that best suits their needs according to diagnosis, level of behavioral and social strengths and weaknesses, age, and gender. In addition, participants will be guided so they can use the skills learned during the sessions and integrate them successfully into their daily activities.
Participants focus on social skills such as:
- eye contact
- initiating conversation
- conversational rules
- working with others
- and much more!
Past social communication group participants have demonstrated significant areas of growth and success in applying these skills. Each participant receives a social story every week on the lesson being targeted. Stories are great for carryover and generalization into everyday settings. Parents and participants have shared their success and progress while using this program.
Testimonials from parents of our NJ social skills group graduates:
NJ Social Skills Programs & Social Communication Groups
If you have any questions about our social communication groups for social skill training in NJ, please contact us today. If you would like to book an appointment, please call us at 800-742-7551 extension 252 or fill out our contact form for more information and to check availability.