Who Would Benefit?

If you can answer yes to two or more of these items about your child they may need help to connect socially with their peers and to prepare for the real world. Here are a few symptoms to look for:

  1. Difficulty initiating conversation

  2. Doesn’t recognize non-verbal cues 

  3. Lacks personal space

  4. Annoys to get attention because they do not know how to get it another way

  5. Low self esteem or self confidence 

  6. Poor eye contact

  7. Only interested in themselves rather than taking an interest in their peers

  8. Talks too much

  9. Lacks assertiveness

  10. Impulsive or blurts out responses

  11. Tries too hard to make friends laugh – thinks humor will make them friends

  12. Reacts to teasing and does not know how to respond to conflict​

  13. Has a need for justice & fairness 

  14. Isolates or withdraws from peers

  15. Lacks empathy and concern for others

  16. Always wants to be first or wants to play what they want

  17. Kids do not call for play dates or invite your child to birthday parties

  18. Difficulty reading and understanding body language or statements made by others

**Programs offered are geared towards students in general education with average intelligence and language skills. Students with ADD/ADHD, high functioning Autism, 2e or twice exceptional challenges, non-verbal learning disorder, learning difficulties, anxiety and depression will benefit from these programs.**

 

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