Family-owned, family-centered ABA

Social Skills Training

Autism Outreach Southern California is excited to bring your family social skills groups! Using the principles of ABA, our trained clinicians will implement evidence-based social skills curricula to teach your child the skills necessary to navigate his or her social world. See below for additional information about our groups!

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Busy Bees (Ages 2-4)

The Busy Bees group currently meets on Sunday mornings. Your little busy bee will work on the following skills:

  • Greetings
  • Requesting from peers
  • Responding to peer requests
  • Parallel play
  • Pretend play
  • Imitation skills
  • Following instructions
  • Attending in a group

Activities:

  • Circle time (songs, books, pre-academic skills)
  • Social games (musical chair, duck duck goose, etc.)
  • Physical activities (indoor obstacle course, gross motor games)
  • Centers (pretend play, sensory activities, fine motor skills, closed-ended activities such as puzzles, open-ended activities such as blocks)

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Surf Monkeys (Ages 5-7)

The Surf Monkey group currently meets on Sunday afternoons. Your little surf monkey will work on the following skills:

  • Initiating social interactions
  • Responding to social initiations
  • Sustaining social play
  • Turn taking
  • Sportsmanship
  • Following instructions

Activities:

  • Recess games
  • Board games
  • Arts & crafts
  • Cooking
  • Centers (pretend play, sensory activities, fine motor skills, closed-ended activities such as puzzles, open-ended activities such as trains)

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The Hangout (Ages 8-12)

The Hangout gang currently meets on Friday afternoons. Your cool kid will work on the following skills:

  • Conversation
  • Perspective taking
  • Problem Solving
  • Sportsmanship
  • Collaboration

Activities:

  • Social skills lesson
  • Physical games (corn hole, ring toss)
  • Cooperative games
  • Cooking
  • Unstructured social time