Harbor Social Skills Groups

Harbor Developmental & Behavioral Pediatrics hosts social groups for all ages and abilities.  All groups will take place at Harbor, 7140 Port Sylvania Drive in Toledo.  Insurance and private pay (Medicaid insurance accepted).  To register, please contact Alecia Barrett, MA, LSW, BCBA at 567-408-7242.

REAL LIFE SOCIAL SKILLS GROUP for 7th – 12th Grade

Thursdays – March 21-April 18, 2019 from 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

This group will review social skills necessary for engaging with peers.  Topics discussed may include hygiene, etiquette, joining an activity in progress, appropriate topics of conversation with peers, daily life tasks, and household tasks.  This group is intended for individuals who are verbal and able to participate in group discussions and activities.

BUILDING SOCIAL SKILLS USING LEGO-BASED THERAPY  Grades 2 – 6

Tuesdays – April 2-May 7 2019 from 3:45 pm – 4:45 pm

This group is not appropriate for children who are nonverbal or exhibit physical aggression.  The group will focus on socials skills such as appropriate eye contact and vocal tone/volume, giving and responding to compliments, introductions, etc.

FUN WITH FRIENDS – Parent AND Child (1-5 years old)

Wednesdays – April 3-May 1, 219 from 9:30 am – 11:00 am

This social group is designed for children who have diagnosis of or symptoms of ASD, fetal alcohol syndrome, and/or developmental delays.  Children are not required to be able to verbally communicate or maintain focus.  Within the group parent and child will experience time to build their relationship, work on compliance, communicate with each other, and increase play/response skills.  Parents will also experience how to help encourage their child in social interactions with peers.  The group will follow a format that is based on the Early Start Denver Model.

BUILDING SOCIAL SKILLS USING LEGO-BASED THERAPY  Grades 2 – 6

Wednesdays – April 10-May 15, 2019 from 3:45 pm – 4:45 pm

Please note this group is for children who have social anxiety symptoms that need a quiet space. This group is not appropriate for children who are nonverbal or exhibit physical aggression.  The group will focus on socials skills such as appropriate eye contact and vocal tone/volume, giving and responding to compliments, introductions, etc.