Individualized therapy sessions based on the principles of applied behavior analysis. Sessions focus on developing play, language and social skills for young children.
Social Skills Training
Ages 12 -18
Individual social skills training sessions to learn the "nuts and bolts" of social interaction while focusing on social communication, cognition, awareness and motivation.
Social Skills Groups
Ages 12 -18
Learn social skills in a group and then generalize and practice with similar aged peers. Sessions focus on individual treatment goals as well as PEERS Curriculum.
PEERSⓇ curriculum, private training sessions and groups available for motivated adolescents interested in making and keeping friends.
PEERSⓇ is an evidence based social skills intervention for adolescents in middle and high school who are interested in making and keeping friends. This internationally acclaimed program is now offered in 35 countries and was originally developed at UCLA by Dr. Elizabeth Laugeson.
Teens will learn how to:
- use appropriate humor
- conversation skills
- electronic communication
- be a good host
- be a good sport
- handle arguements and disagreements
- handle rejection, easing and bullying and more.
During session time your child will learn skills they need to make and keep friends.
Stacey Ashton, MSEd, BCBA is a PEERSⓇ certified provider.
Social Skills Training and Resources was created by Stacey Ashton, MSEd, BCBA to give families, schools and communities the training and resources they need to foster successful social interactions between children with autism (or other social communication disorder) and their typically developing peers.