Therapeutic Groups and Social Skills

AOWL Therapy Services is now offering group services. Our goal is to provide each individual an opportunity to participate in unique experiences for personal growth and wellness. There will be 4 different areas of focus; social skills groups, therapeutic groups, sibling groups and parents groups.
Our dedicated team has developed these groups to address the needs of our community. Groups will rotate on an 8-week offering and will target areas to increase the skill development of each individual, while offering connection and support.

Groups begin the week of Jan. 27. The deadline for registration is Friday, Jan. 17

See offerings below and contact Karla at therapyservices@aowl.org with questions or to register


  • Social Skills

    Social Skills

    The social skills groups will provide an opportunity for individuals to gain skills in social interaction and joint attention in a group setting. This group will target communication strategies, problem solving, and interacting with others to develop and practice skills to be successful in various environments. Group will meet one time weekly for eight weeks. $800

    Group Offered:

    Friday 10:30-11:30 for ages 9-11

    Friday 12:00-1:00pm for ages 12-14

    Monday 11:45-12:45 for ages 15-16

    Monday 5:30-6:30 for ages 17+

  • Therapeutic Groups

    Therapeutic Groups

    Friendship Group This 8-week program is designed for individuals who would like to increase friendship skills. The purpose of this group is to practice and develop relationship skills. These groups will create unique learning opportunities to work with others to learn, practice and refine social skills that promote relationships. Group will meet one time weekly. $800

    Group Offered:

    Wednesday 12:00-1:00 for ages 10-14

    Tuesday 4:00-5:00 for ages 15-16

    Wednesday 4:00-5:00 for ages 17+


    Life Skills This 8-week program is designed for individuals who would like to increase knowledge and abilities to effectively manage events and challenges of daily life. Group topics will include, but are not limited to: problem solving, responsibility, learning to listen and coping with challenges. Personal strengths will be identified to maximize skills development. Group will meet one time weekly. $800

    Group Offered:

    Tuesday 10:30-11:30 for ages 9-11

    Tuesday 12:00-1:00 for ages 12-14

    Wednesday 3:00-4:00 for ages 15-16

    Tuesday 3:00-4:00 for ages 17+


    Health Exploration and Education This 8-week program is designed for individuals who would like to increase their quality of life through increased focus on physical and mental health. Topics include: increasing awareness of physical health, personal hygiene, exercise and mental health. Group will meet one time weekly. $800

    Group Offered:

    Friday 3:00-4:00 for ages 8-11

  • Sibling Group

    Sibling Group

    This 8-week group focuses on brothers and sisters of children diagnosed with Autism. The goal of the group is to support siblings, connect with others through shared experiences and learn about their sibling and selves through this unique opportunity. Topics include: exploring Autism, understanding and managing emotions, connecting with their sibling, increasing support with other siblings and how to develop a sense of self. Group will meet one time weekly. $1000

    Group Offered:

    Monday Group 3:30-5:30pm

     

  • Parent Group

    Parent Group

    This 8-week group program provides support for parents of children with Autism. This group is an opportunity to connect with other parents while learning through educational opportunities. Topics included: increasing relationship with child/children, mental health, mindfulness, coping with life changes and developing community. Group will meet one time weekly. $500

    Group Offered:

    Monday Group 6:30-7:30pm

    Wednesday Group 8:00-9:00am