Boise Social Learning

Social Skills Groups for Children on the Autism Spectrum in the Treasure Valley Starting June 2014, our social skills groups are designed for children between the ages of 4-12 with average to above average language skills,.

They are lead by two local speech therapists with experience and specialized training in ASD and Social Thinking (curriculum by Michelle Garcia Winner found at socialthinking.com)
Skills we target include:
Developing friendships & relationships
Initiating & maintaining conversations
Social cues
Working in a group
Understand others' perspectives
Social expectations
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boiseshc.com 05/18/2016

Boise Speech and Hearing Clinic | Autism Social Group

This summer we have a few spots open for our social skills groups:
Pre-K/ Kinder group Tuesdays at 1:00
3rd/4th grade group (high language skills) Tuesdays at 4:30
5th grade group (moderate language/ attn skills) Thursdays at 4:30
5th/6th grade group (high language skills) time TBD.

Send us your contact info via the link below and we can email you more details.

boiseshc.com Boise Speech and Hearing Clinic provides services from a certified Speech Pathologist and a certified Audiologist. Speech therapy and hearing aids.

boiseshc.com 10/27/2015

Boise Speech and Hearing Clinic | Autism Social Group

Looking for a fun, effective way to improve social skills?

We still have a few spots open in our social skills groups...
-Tuesdays early afternoon for ages 4-5.
-Tuesdays after school group for ages 16-21
-Thursday after school groups for ages 7-10
-Thursday at 5 pm for ages 11-15.

See link below for more details!

boiseshc.com Boise Speech and Hearing Clinic provides services from a certified Speech Pathologist and a certified Audiologist. Speech therapy and hearing aids.

understood.org 08/06/2015

Social Thinking: What You Need to Know

This is a fantastic overview of what we're all about!

understood.org Social Thinking is a teaching framework for kids who struggle with social skills issues. Learn about this approach to teaching kids how to think in social situations.

[07/29/15]   We are offering an early teen social learning group after school starting late August. If you are interested in learning more send us a message!

[06/18/15]   We have a few spots left in our social learning group for ages 8-13. This group is working on understanding nonverbal cues, perspective taking, and adapting to social expectations. Please call 376-3591 to set up an evaluation time and reserve your spot!

05/12/2015

Our groups are beginning the first week of June! Excited to offer preschool, elementary, and high school age groups. Call soon to reserve your spot before they are all filled!

If you know someone with Autism that may be struggling with Social Skills. Boise Speech and Hearing Clinic will be providing social skill training this summer. The groups will be based off of Michelle Garcia Winner's Social Thinking program. Call for a free consultation 208-376-3591

[01/15/15]   Our goal is to offer Social Learning Groups for preschool through high age students this coming Spring and Summer 2015 for kids all across the social learning / ASD spectrum. Please let us know of your interest and availability so we can continue to grow the social learning community in Boise!

[01/15/15]   We are offering Individual Social Learning sessions available now at Boise Speech and Hearing Clinic (near Eagle and McMillan in Boise). Call 208-376-3591 and ask to speak to Devany about free evaluations for you or your child.

blogher.com 04/02/2014

World Autism Awareness (or Acceptance) Day: Hope and More Hope for Autism Parents Like Me

Really appreciated this hope-filled message.

blogher.com Every time I hear Coldplay's song "Clocks," I cry. It's a conditioned reaction; a rocket back to 2003, when "Clocks" was ever-present on the radio, my son had just been diagnosed with autism, and all anyone would tell me was that my life was going to be a sh*tstorm of misery—and so was his. I…

[04/02/14]   Indebted to Gwynne McElhinney's mentoring. She is such an asset to the Boise SLP community... Very impressed by her Social Intelligence Lab. What an opportunity to see her work in the local schools where she has such an positive influence on classrooms of children there.

[04/02/14]   Attended a full day workshop here in Boise last month by Pam Crooke of Social Thinking and thoroughly enjoyed it. Much to gain from Pam's presentation. Gearing up for up for our summer skills groups for children with Autism that will based off much of Social Thinking's curriculum, as well as training from Lori Krasny of SLC's Children's Center.

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