Comic Books and Social Skills Group Will Begin Sept 28
Comics provide a natural entry point for building social skills—story lines invite discussion, and the material brings kids together. Dr. Sam Jeannite, himself a comic book nerd, will lead kids 8-11 years old through a social skills treatment group centered on comic books. Topics covered will include communication skills, friendship, emotions, coping strategies, and others. Sessions will be held in person.
Consist of 60-minute sessions on
Thursdays, 4–5 pm
Be held completely in person, at Industry City
Include 4-6 children, 8-11 years old
Last 7 weeks in total; participants must commit to the full 7 weeks
Cost $100 per session, reimbursable by out-of-network insurance benefits
Be paid weekly or according to an agreed-upon payment plan
Collect de-identified data on outcomes, to hone future social skills programs
To register for this group, email email@example.com!
Caregivers of Autistic Children Group Will Begin Oct 4
Families of Autistic children are often in search of community. Cecilia Barbosa, LCSW, a neurodiversity affirming therapist and parent of an Autistic teen, will lead up to 4 families in a group designed to increase access to support and information for those raising Autistic young people. Joining with other families seeking community, we will create space to process experiences, learn information impacting our childrens’ lives, and gain support from one another. Topics covered will include Defining Autism and Supporting Autistic individuals today, the Neurodiversity Paradigm, Centering Autistic voices, and more. Groups will consist of up to 10 people. Sessions will be held in person.