Friends Connect: Social Thinking Skills Groups, Oceanside NY
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Have you been searching for an appropriate social group for your child?

Does he or she have difficulty initiating and maintaining friendships? Has your child been exhibiting signs of socially cognitive challenges? (HFA, Asperger's Syndrome, PDD-NOS, etc.)

Friends Connect in Oceanside, New York, provides the following services:

  • 50 minute sessions in a small group setting to acquire social thinking skills through various fun activities-with a 10 minute review session for parents/guardians (Total: 60 minutes)
  • Ages Pre-K through Adult
  • Individual sessions as needed
  • Parent Support Groups
  • Groups to address social anxiety
  • Social Cognitive Challenges can often interfere with reading and writing skills such as gestalt thinking, critical thinking skills and inferential thinking. Tutoring is available to address these issues as well
  • Small group trips to local establishments so that learned skills can be applied and observed by the facilitator in a natural social setting (Grocery store, video store, ice cream parlor, etc.)
  • Upon request, Donna Heit Katz will collaborate with other adults in the student's daily routine (teachers, therapists, counselors, etc) to ensure that everyone is on the same page

Learn more about how we can help you and your child, and contact us today!