Winter 2020

ABA Connections is excited to announce our Winter 2020 Social Groups! 

This season families will see a number of our popular groups returning such as our Music and Movement as well as the launch of new programming like Employment Prep and Level Up!

For more information please contact Samantha Joyce, our Group and Youth Coordinator, by clicking here!

To register, please fill out our registration form!

   We have created an easy to identify icon legend to highlight specific skill areas, as targeted in our social groups!

Life Skills

Communication

Social

Play & Leisure

Skill Building

Creativity

Music and Movement

Do you have a child who loves expressing creativity through music, art, and dance?

Our Music and Movement group for children aged 3-8 is an ideal way to combine the art of music and motion of dance through a variety of musical styles, gross motor movement and art!

This play-based program is designed to capture creativity while engaging the body in a variety of activities such as yoga, gross motor games, dance and more.

Each week will feature a different theme and new musical styles!

At a Glance:

Ages 3-8 ● 10 am – 11:30 am ● Jan. 11th – Mar. 28th, 2020 ● Saturday ● $300

Arts and Crafts

Do you have a child who enjoys painting, colouring and making crafts?

If so, our 12-week Arts & Crafts Group for children aged 3-8 would be perfect to promote creative expression through the visual arts!

This play-based program will be facilitated by ABA-trained therapists and volunteers and will provide opportunities to engage in art activities  including painting, drawing, printmaking, sculptures, tie-dye, and more! 

Each week will feature a different theme and new musical styles!

At a Glance:

Ages 3-8 ● 12:30 pm – 2:30 pm ● Jan. 11th – Mar. 28th, 2020 ● Saturday ● $350

Children’s Social Group

Do you have a child who struggles with appropriate peer interactions?

Our 12-week Children’s Social Group is ideal for children aged 3-8 who struggle to make meaningful social connections.

This play-based program will be facilitated by ABA-trained therapists and volunteers and is designed to teach and enhance socially appropriate behaviours and communication.

At a Glance:

Ages 3-8 ● 10 am – 11:30 am ● Jan. 12th – Mar. 29th, 2020 ● Sunday ● $300

Children’s Social Group

Do you have a child who struggles with appropriate peer interactions?

Our 12-week Children’s Social Group is ideal for children aged 3-8 who struggle to make meaningful social connections.

This play-based program will be facilitated by ABA-trained therapists and volunteers and is designed to teach and enhance socially appropriate behaviours and communication.

At a Glance:

Ages 3-8 ● 12:30 pm – 2:30 pm ● Jan. 12th – Mar. 29th, 2020 ● Sunday● $350 

Mindfulness

Do you have a child who struggles with self-awareness or has difficulty paying attention?

Our 12-week Mindfulness Group for adolescents 8 – 14 years of age is designed to support the development of mental health and improve focus. Through the use of mindfulness, participants will develop strategies that enhance body-mind awareness and facilitate more meaningful relationships with others.

 This skill-based program is facilitated by ABA-trained therapists and volunteers and includes both theoretical and practical learning activities.

At a Glance:

Ages 8-14 ● 5 pm -7 pm ● Jan. 14th – Mar. 31st, 2020 ● Tuesday ● $350

NEW – Level Up! A Gaming Group

Ready for some gaming fun?

Our 12-week gaming group for those ages 12-17 is designed to promote social connections through a variety of games and activities!

From video games, to board games, to trivia and more, there is something for everyone! Participants will have the opportunity to cooperate and socialize over shared interests. 

This social program is facilitated by ABA-trained therapists and volunteers and encourages social connections and conversation in a casual group environment.

At a Glance:

Ages 12-17 ● 6 pm – 7:30 pm ● Jan. 14th – Mar. 31st, 2020 ● Tuesday ● $300

Teen Life Skills

Do you have a teen who could benefit from developing greater independence in their day-to-day life? 

Our 12-week Life Skills group for teens between 12-17 years of age is geared towards teaching important life skills needed to increase independence in daily routines. 

Each session is facilitated by ABA-trained therapists and volunteers with topics including cooking, navigating the community, self-care and more!

 

 

At a Glance:

Ages 12-17 ● 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm ●  Jan. 16th – Apr. 2nd, 2020 ● Thursday ● $450

Teen Social Skills

Do you know someone who might need help decoding the social world?

If so, our 12-week Social Skills program for teens between 12-17 years of age might be the ideal fit! For those looking to better understand and develop social skills, this program offers programming focusing on communication,  non-verbal cues, building relationships, self-expression, problem solving, self-care and more!

This skill-based program is facilitated by ABA-trained therapists and volunteers and is designed to help teach and enhance socially appropriate behaviours in teens who might struggle making meaningful social connections.

 

At a Glance:

Ages 12-17 ● 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm ● Jan. 15th – Apr. 1st, 2020 ● Wednesday ● $350