The Autism Project of Rhode Island's Social Group information and descriptions.

Social Skills Group Descriptions

Groups for Teens

Creative Expressions

Ages Served: 8-18

In our Creative Expressions group participants learn group dynamics, social rules, effective peer interactions and functional skills for group participation and conversation. Students will work together creating specific art projects! 

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Game On!

Ages Served: 5-18

Game On! is a group for children and teens looking to improve their functional skills in different sporting activities. In addition to emotional regulation, communication, following game rules, and team cooperation, participants will work on coordination, core strength, balance, and endurance.

Sporting activities may include basketball, Karate and other age appropriate sports.

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Game On! Basketball

Ages Served: 5-18

Game On! is a group for children and teens looking to improve their social interactions and social emotional skills. In addition to emotional regulation, communication, following game rules, and team cooperation, participants will work on coordination, core strength, balance, and endurance.

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Girls Night Out

Ages Served: 9-12 and 13-17

Our “Girls Night Out” program fosters effective interpersonal communication skills, social development and positive self esteem among girls ages 9-17 during recreational field trip activities.

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Social Coaching ~ South County

Ages Served: 5-18

Ages Served: 5-18
We feel it is important to teach our students to become more efficient social thinkers BEFORE we can ask them to produce an appropriate social behavior.  Adapted from Michelle Garcia Winner and Stephanie Madrigal's work, The Autism Project’s Social Coaching program teaches participants to become more efficient at social thinking and understand social skills

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The Club

Ages Served: 14-19

The Club is a safe hang out for teens and young adults to build friendships through participation in leisure activities and community trips. Participants can practice the social communication skills required to foster friendships as well as the appropriate social rules for effective interactions.

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