Social Skills Classes

Social and organizational skills are crucial abilities that help us master our environment. The Shape has a structured and consistent environment designed specifically for those who have Asperger's syndrome, ADD, ADHD and other disorders affecting social skills. Our social skills classes are offered in a fun friendly format where we work on these important areas:

  • Pragmatic language
  • Perspective taking
  • Bullying & conflict resolution
  • Handling rejection
  • Friendship behaviors
  • Emotion regulation
  • Stress management
  • Coordination
  • Nonverbal communication and more

Did you know that nonverbal signals account for 70% of human communication?

Teaching Social Skills

Teaching social skills is a delicate process. We build an environment of trust where confidence can be built as the child practices in a safe haven with positive reinforcement. The Shape of Behavior uses scientific teaching methods rooted in applied behavior analysis effective for teaching social skills. The Shape may also spend time using noninvasive teaching strategies effective for improving social skills. At the core, we strive to develop connections and foster friendships with other children who face the same challenges.