Social Skills Groups
Program for the Education and Enrichment of Relational Skills (PEERS®) is a 14-week evidence-based social skills intervention for motivated teens who are interested in learning ways to help them make and keep friends. During each group session teens are taught important social skills and given the opportunity to practice with their peers. Parents are simultaneously taught how to coach and advocate for their teen in the community.
The curriculum developed by University of California — Los Angeles (UCLA) covers the following topics:
Bright Stars Transition Group
Bright Stars is a group transition program designed to help children 8–13 years old adjust from individualized 1:1 therapy to small group instruction. This group was designed to teach our clients the needed skills to be able to participate in a self-contained type of classroom. It is our goal to teach the necessary skills for the children to be able to transition from therapy and learn in the least restrictive environment within their home school district.
Our Bright Star Transition Group Focuses On:
Summer Social Skills
Creating Brighter Futures offers multiple different small group summer social skills program for children with autism and other developmental disabilities ages 6–13. Children are grouped based on age and skill level. This program runs 3 full days (8:30–4:00) per week for 10 weeks each summer (mid June to mid August). These groups are designed for children who participate in some component of their general education program during the school year and are in need of consistent routine over the summer.