This program is an opportunity for children to engage in fun activities while focusing on social and emotional development. Social and emotional development is a key component of establishing/maintaining friendships and academic success. This program is led by a Speech-Language Pathologist and a Social Worker, with an emphasis on identification of feelings and teaching vocabulary to label these emotions. Children will also learn beginning strategies to help them handle their emotions in order to successfully interact in an activity with peers. Children will develop many skills through participation in this group including: self-confidence (ability to make friends and get along with others), identify, comprehend and verbalize feelings and constructively manage emotions are incorporated. The program provides children with strategies to initiate friendships with peers and opportunities to practice these skills weekly.
**Current dates, times and locations are in the link!**
Children ages 4-6 years who meet the following criteria:
Getting started is easy! Contact our Intake Coordinator at 630.282.2026 to ask questions or schedule an appointment.