Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) face unique challenges with social interaction in all kinds of settings. To help them develop the necessary skills and understanding to integrate more successfully social skills building groups have been shown to be effective. After school programs offer children with ASD growth enhancing opportunities. Research has shown that structured after school activities promote development in social and personal development.
Specializing in Intensive Behavior and Communication for Children with Autism and Other Developmental Delays.
Offering After School Social Sills Groups beginning January 2009
· Elementary Groups Grades K-5
· Middle School Groups Grades 6-8
· High School Groups Grades 9-12
Groups will meet for one hour sessions once a week. Session cost is $30. Social Groups will be purchased in advance for Six Sessions blocks.
Tandem Therapy's Director, Chris Holcomb is the only Board Certified Behavior Analyst who is also a Board Certified Speech Language Pathologist in the state of Nevada. He specializes in the treatment of families with children who have been diagnosed with Autism.
Social Skills Trainer, Nancy Fitzgerald is a certified Special Education teacher. Mrs. Fitzgerald has over thirty years experience with special education children including children with autism. Mrs. Fitzgerald is currently finishing her PhD. in Special Education from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas with an emphasis in Autism and Specific Learning Disabilities. Mrs. Fitzgerald is also a Professional Developer in the Strategic Instruction Model from University of Kansas.
For more information call: Susan 396-0101