Kids have an innate drive to make friends and interact with their peers but may need help to develop positive relationships. Meriter is offering a class to target and expand social skills for children in 6th-8th grade with the guidance of an Occupational Therapist and a Speech Therapist. The class will build the foundational skills necessary to make and maintain successful social relationships. Sessions will target basic conversational skills, regulation of emotions, strategies to promote positive engagement with peers, and build friendships. Each week new activities will be introduced to carry over at home. Class will meet 2 times per week for 4 weeks.
Cost for the 4 week class (8 sessions) is $400. No prescription is needed.
Grades 6-8 will take place Tuesdays and Thursdays 3-4 pm
Summer Class is July 9 – August 1, 2013