Social skills groups are designed for children that have difficulty in forming social bonds. Many children with autism, behavior disorders and learning difficulties have trouble in normal social interactions with others and find it difficult to make friends.
These groups enable these types of children to come together in a social setting where they are guided by a therapist and receive the support that they need to make new friends and ease social interaction. These groups will offer social skills techniques that are in the form of structured lessons, academic enrichment programs and applied activities to help encourage these children to undertake appropriate social interactions with others. The goal is for the children to have fun while at the same time developing important skills in the course of participating in a range of activities. Groups typically consist of between 2 and 8 children