Group Treatment Sessions:

The 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.


Available Group Treatment Sessions

*NEW* 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.  

This group will be led by Sonya Kashlan, Occupational Therapist and Maya Benattar, Music Therapist.

Dates: Mondays 5:30-6:30pm 
The group will be held at The Chatty Child Center.



Social Butterflies
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.

Mealtime Magic
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.

Group Treatment Rates: 60 minutes  $90

*Please email chattychildny(at) if you are interested in this group class, and to be placed on our list.