Building Connections Social Engagement
A social Skills coaching program for children and teens
Our goal is to empower individual to self advocate, teach vital social skills, life skills and build friendships through our Social Engagement programs for children & teens dealing with ASD, ADHD, Aspergers Syndrome or similar challenges in social interactions. This program is designed for twice exceptional students ages 5-17 with normal-to-high IQ and verbal skills, that have trouble “fitting in,” making friends, and adjusting their behavior to fit a variety of social situations.
Social Engagement activities are facilitated by a Certified LEGO® SERIOUS PLAY® Facilitator and a Certified Special Needs Quality of Life Coach.
Fridays 6-9pm (runs in 1 month sessions)
Navigating life as a teenager can be a very uneven course. To smooth out some of the bumps, Teen Connections is an opportunity for older builders to practice executive functioning skills and direct their own social interactions. This is a social group for teens of all abilities; to come together and have FUN!
Program Fee: $60.00 per month or $20 per night
(3rd Friday of the month) participants will have a potluck pizza party. The pizza will be provided by us and participants will have the choice of bringing a dessert or drink to share with each other!
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Social Engagement Groups
Our Social Engagement program is designed using LEGO® SERIOUS PLAY® materials and methodology along with evidence based behavioral techniques for children and teens with Aspergers Syndrome or similar challenges in social interactions. We compliment our hands-on instruction and FUN activities with curriculum and materials such as: Social Thinking®, Zones of Regulation®, and PEERS®. This program is cumulative and spans the entire academic school year.
We use a flexible combination of direct instruction, individual and group practice projects and real time teachable moments, that incorporate movement, collaboration, engineering, art, sensory exploration, critical thinking skills and lots of FUN!!
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"My son Donviell enjoyed himself so much. I really appreciate you guys and the program. It gives him a great outlet. He says he wants to come every week. Thank you so much"
- Glenda B. (mom)
VIB Club (Our LEGO Club for youth with unique needs)
Saturdays 9:00-11:00am (runs in 2 month sessions)
The goal of the VIB Club is to provide an opportunity to practice positive social skills, build executive function, build friendships, create opportunities for success and most importantly have fun; while making new friends and exploring with LEGO® bricks through playful learning, engineering, art, sensory exploration, social engagement and coaching.
Program Fee: $85.00 per 2 month session
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