Great educational and socialization opportunity for home-schooled children.
Available Group Treatment Sessions:
*NEW* For Preschool & School-Aged Children
Ages 3-6 and 6-11 years old
Play groups that focus on communication skills, play skills and social interactions are held at the Chatty Child center to facilitate expressive language skills, receptive language skills and social skills through fun and interactive exploratory play and structured educational games.
- Building vocabulary skills
- Improving listening skills
- Improving overall social skills
Classes Offered Weekly: Thursdays at 3.15 pm to 5.15pm
ADDITIONAL ONGOING CLASSES
Stepping Stones to School Skills
“The beauty of music as a therapeutic modality is its adaptability and flexibility.” (Carolyn O. Cantu, MS, OTR)
This group is designed to help children 3-6 years old boost their academic skills. Through music, movement and purposeful play each child will be given an opportunity to work on the basic skills needed for school success: attending to the task at hand, problem solving with peers, fine motor skills necessary for both handwriting and object manipulation, self-esteem and listening skills – important for meaningful participation in the classroom environment.
The group will be held at The Chatty Child Center.
A socialization group for children ages 2 to 6. Focuses on building social skills, peer interactions, and the social use of language. This group includes: story time, pretend play, yoga, and socialization activities.
A feeding group for children of all ages. Focuses on building feeding skills for children who have feeding and /or swallowing difficulties. This group is beneficial for children who experience food aversions or sensitivities. Building a tolerance for food textures, temperatures or tastes will be emphasized. The group will build a foundation for positive experiences with a variety of food textures and tastes.
Love My Letters (Handwriting Group for 3-5 year olds)
Ready, Set, Write (Handwriting Group for 5-7 year olds)
Focuses on letter formation, small motor skills, grip strength, graphomotor control and upper body/core strengthening.
BENEFITS OF GROUP TREATMENT SESSIONS
*Group sessions are provided within a group of 2 to 5 children. Each group is provided for 60 minutes. Children are grouped according to their age and developmental level. Treatment groups can be beneficial for children who need extra support to socialize, interact with their peers, and practice using language in different environments.
Group Treatment Rates: 60 minutes $95
Please email chattychildny(at)gmail.com if you are interested in this group class, and to be placed on our list.