Social Communication Programs

for intellectual disability

Escapades

Outings for Teenagers with Intellectual Disability

Our Escapades outings program is specifically tailored for Autistic, ADHDers, socially anxious teenagers and high school students with a diagnosed mild to moderate intellectual disability.

This small group session provides teenagers with an opportunity to practise social communication in a fun, supportive and neurodiversity-affirming space.

Examples of Activities and Outings include;

  • Visits to cafes
  • Movies
  • Bowling
  • Bushwalks
  • Pizza making
  • Art lesson
  • Building construction activities
  • Sensory day
  • Karaoke
  • Transport day

Individuals need to be able stay with a group, as well as independently manage hygiene and safety.

How long does the course run for?

Weekly 90 minute sessions for 10 weeks 

WHEN IS THE NEXT COURSE?

Take a look at our upcoming schedule for the latest course dates and locations.

Building Bonds

Construction Play-Based Social Communication

Our Construction, Play-Based Social Communication Groups are designed for children Autistic, ADHDers and socially anxious children of all ages. 

With only 3 or 4 children of similar ages in each group, this setting provides a safe opportunity to practice a wide range of language, social and problem solving skills. Using principles from LEGO Based Therapy, these groups offer a range of building materials to support our participant’s wide interests while also supporting their varying motor abilities. Types of materials include LEGO, Duplo, magnetic blocks, wooden blocks and recycled materials.

WHAT WILL I LEARN?

  • Self-advocacy skills
  • Confidence in social situations
  • Language skills
  • How to give and receive instructions
  • Turn taking
  • Negotiating
  • Sharing
  • Collaborative problem solving
  • Self-reflection and giving constructive feedback to peers

How long does the course run for?

Weekly 90 minute sessions 

WHEN IS THE NEXT COURSE?

Take a look at our upcoming schedule for the latest course dates and locations.

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