Spring/Summer Groups

Social Skills Groups - Spring/Summer 2017 (click to view)

The Therapy Place is offering a social skills group for children ages 5-12.

Topcs include:

  • Understanding others perspectives
  • Making good impressions
  • Thinking of others and recognizing what others think of them
  • Problem Solving
  • Managing stress/anxiety
  • Starting, maintaining and ending conversations
  • Recognizing and using non-verbal cues
  • Strategies for organization and motivation

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This year we are excited to offer two different formats for you to choose from.
  • Two back-to-back sessions of social groups for children ages 7-12. This will allow your child to progress through different levels of social skills. (Note: It is not mandatory that you attend sessions.)
  • Four-day camps for children ages 5-9. Children will attend a one-week camp, everyday, for four

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The curriculum for all social groups is designed for an in-depth social interaction
and will include concepts from the ILAUGH program.

Social Skills Group:

  • Ages 7-9 years
  • Time: 4-5pm
  • Cost: $350
  • Dates: 1st session: Tuesdays, May 16-Jume 27
    2nd session: Tuesdays, July 11-August 22
  • Ages 10-12 years
  • Time: 4-5pm
  • Cost: $350
  • Dates: 1st session: Tuesdays, May 18-Jume 29
    2nd session: Tuesdays, July 13-August 24

Camps:

  • Ages 5-6 years
  • Time: 12:45-1:45 pm
  • Cost: $200
  • Dates: Monday-Thursday, Jume 19-22
  • Ages 7-9 years
  • Time: 4-5pm
  • Cost: $200
  • Dates: Monday-Thursday, Jume 26-29

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Instructors:

Dianna Michels, an occupational therapy assistant, teacher and the (recently retired) autism consultant for the Minnetonka Schools will again be leading our groups. The Therapy Place has been fortunate to have Dianna’s expertise in leading our groups for the 15 years.

Corinne Haack, occupational therapist with The Therapy Place, will be leading the camps.

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To register or for more information please call 952-885-0418. (Registration deadline: May 8th for groups starting in May and June 9th for groups starting in June.