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Occupational Therapy Announces "Jump Start to Social Skills"The Department of Occupational Therapy has announced its “Jump Start to Social Skills” spring schedule.
After School Group (boys and girls)
This group uses sensory integration, behavior modification, acquisitional, peer mediated and self-determination theories to help build social awareness and social skills. Skills covered will include character building, self-control and sensory regulation, recognizing emotions, making and keeping friends, manners, and dealing with bullies.
Need Group Role Models
A child with good social skills to act as a role model is needed to participate in each of these groups at no charge. This is a good social skill builder for any child.
Other groups and individual therapy sessions are also available on a less formal structure:
The groups will be led by Claudia Hilton and Lise Faulise occupational therapists on the Saint Louis University faculty. Contact Faulise (314-977-8565, firstname.lastname@example.org) to register or if you have a child who might be interested in being a role model in one of the groups.
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